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Timely notification about a sexual assault

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015


MANHATTAN — The Riley County Police Department filed a report for a rape that occurred Oct. 16, 2015. This crime took place at a party in a house with college students in attendance and involved a 19-year-old female and a suspect who is unknown at the time of this report.

The suspect met the victim while at the party and is reported to have had inappropriate and unwanted sexual relations with her. The Riley County Police Department continues to investigate the matter and at the time of this report no further information was released. Due to the nature of this crime, no further information has been included.

Those with information about crimes in our area are encouraged to contact the Riley County Police Department or Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Confidential tips can also be sent through the Silent Witness website at www.ksu.edu/police/silent. Tips also can be sent through the LiveSafe smartphone app, which is free and available to all smartphone users through their phone's app store. 

Kansas State University Police advise members of the campus community to report crimes immediately when they occur and to report any suspicious activity.

The following are some university support and reporting resources:

• Kansas State University Police Department, 785-532-6412.
• Center for Advocacy Response and Education, or CARE, 785-532-6444.
• Office of Institutional Equity, 785-532-6220.

Kansas State University Police are giving notice of the disturbing act of violence reported to have occurred on or near campus in compliance with the timely notice provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998.

It can be assumed that conditions continue to exist that may pose a threat to members and guests of the university community. It is the duty of the institution to warn of possible dangerous conditions on or near the campus, and at affiliate organizations off campus. An affirmative duty exists to warn persons associated with the University of Possible Peril at the hands of some third party or parties.