UK Police Issue Crime Bulletin

Nov 21, 2013

A crime bulletin has been issued by UK Police following a robbery on campus.

Police say a female student was walking behind the William T Young Library when a man came up from behind her and grabbed her purse.  The woman struggled with the suspect, pepper spray was released, the man then grabbed the victim’s phone and ran off.  Investigators say the victim was sprayed in the face with the pepper spray but was otherwise unharmed.

UK did send an alert to students making them aware of what happened.  The suspect is described as a white male, 5’5” and appeared to be between 18 and 22 years old.  He was wearing a black jacket, black pants, an orange hat and gray shoes at the time of the attack.  Anyone with information is asked to contact police.