Kansas State University students and locals warned after rape near K-State’s Campus
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Local authorities are warning Kansas State University students and local residents not to walk alone at night due to the rape incident that happened near campus.
On 11th of August at about 4 a.m. a 23-year-old woman was raped by a stranger. The sexual assault was reported in the early hours last Sunday. The exact place of the crime has not been released by the police. Riley County Police Department is still investigating the incident. On Thursday, the department along with the Kansas State University Police Department warned and advised Kansas State University community and general public walking at night to walk in pairs or small groups.
Those individuals who are affiliated with Kansas State University are advised to use Wildcat Walk, a free service for students, faculty, staff and guests of K-State.
Any person who sees a suspicious person or has any information related to the rape incident can call Riley County police at 785-537-2112 or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers (785-539-7777). Kansas State University Police Department can also be contacted with tips via an anonymous web service called “Silent Witness”. Crime Stoppers accepts text and web tips and gives guarantee that the information of witness will be kept anonymous.
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