U of A Police investigate reported sexual assault incident at student’s dorm room KNWA


A FOURTH SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT IN TWO MONTHS. GOOD EVENING, I’M JENNIFER PEÑATE. (*CHA*)) AND I’M CHAD MIRA. THANKS FOR JOINING US TONIGHT. ACCORDING TO A RELEASE… JUST AFTER 1:30 THIS MORNING A FEMALE STUDENT IN THE HOLCOMBE HALL DORM REPORTED A PERSON SHE DID NOT KNOW ENTERED HER ROOM AND COMMITTED A SEXUAL ASSAULT. THE LIGHTS WERE OFF AND THE STUDENT DID NOT GET A GOOD LOOK AT THE SUSPECT. SHE DESCRIBES HIM AS A WHITE MALE AROUND SIX FEET TALL. THE UNIVERSITY IS MAKING COUNSELORS AVAILABLE AT THE PAT WALKER HEALTH CENTER FOR THOSE ADVERSELY IMPACTED OR DESIRING MORE INFORMATION. POLICE ARE URGING ANYONE WHO MAY HAVE INFORMATION THAT WILL HELP IDENTIFY AND FIND THE SUSPECT TO TEXT OR CALL UNIVERSITY POLICE AT THE NUMBER ON YOUR SCREEN. THIS IS THE SECOND SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTED SINCE THE FALL SEMESTER STARTED. ### (*JENNIFE*)) SINCE 2009, AN AVERAGE OF NEARLY FIVE SEX CRIMES ARE REPORTED ON U-OF-A PROPERTY EACH YEAR. 38 INSTANCES HAPPENED IN GREEK LIFE RESIDENCES OR DORMS. CAPTAIN MATT MILLS IS WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS POLICE DEPARTMENT AND ENCOURAGES YOU TO SAY SOMETHING IF YOU SEE SOMETHING SUSPICIOUS GOING ON.. CAMPUS POLICE ALSO OFFER A SELF-DEFENSE COURSE TO INCREASE AWARENESS.. (*CHA*)) HAPPENING NOW….THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE BEATING THE HEAT AND ENJOYING THE OUTDOORS FOR THE LONG

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