Police Investigate Rape Reported at Northern Kentucky University
This story has been updated to correct a statement that this was the second reported rape or sexual assault on campus this semester. It is the only one reported this semester. Another one was reported last October. RCN regrets and apologizes for the error. The story has also been updated with comments from the university spokesperson and the chief of police.
Northern Kentucky University Police are investigating a report of a rape on campus.
On Wednesday, a sexual assault was reported to campus police. The victim said it happened on Saturday evening at the Woodcrest Apartments on campus.
The suspect is alleged to have used marijuana or a marijuana derivative possibly laced with an unknown substance to incapacitate the victim in furtherance the assault. The victim and suspect are both NKU students and were previously acquainted. The incident is under police investigation at this time.
The police alerted the campus community via email.