U of Kentucky Campus Police Providing Safe Routes, Rides After Recent Crimes

Monday, August 27, 2012

As many college students enjoy a night out on the town, they're also on alert following a string of robberies near two campuses.

In the last three weeks, WKYT has been tracking robberies in Lexington, targeting college students. Three happened around the UK campus, a fourth near Transylvania.

With three crime bulletins issued this month, University of Kentucky police officers want students to know how to stay safe on campus. They are reminding them of the options they provide, including safe rides and escorts throughout the school year.

Four students this month have been victim to robberies near local campuses, one of those robberies also involved a sexual assault.  At the University of Kentucky, WKYT is learning that students know their options when it comes to safety.

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