Breaking: College Issues Safety Alert After Report of Sexual Assault

At 1:52 a.m. Kenyon issued a safety alert to its students via email, text, and phone. The email reads,

The Campus Safety Office received a report indicating that a female resident of Mather Hall was the victim of sexual misconduct in her residence hall room between 8-8:45 pm on Saturday, April 31, 2016.

The suspect, whose identity is unknown, is described as 6 feet tall, with a thin build, blonde hair and wearing khaki pants, a navy v-neck shirt and New Balance sneakers.

You are advised to remain aware of your surroundings at all times, lock your residence hall room door, report any suspicious activity or individuals to Campus Safety immediately, and trust your instincts.

If you have any information whatsoever about this incident, please contact Campus Safety at 740-427-5555.  You may also provide anonymous information on the Rave Guardian app.

Support for students is available through campus resources including the Counseling Center, Sexual Misconduct Advisers, Peer Counselors, Residence Hall staff members, the Dean of Students Office, campus chaplains  and the Civil Rights/Title IX Office.

We are issuing this Timely Warning in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

**Timely warnings are triggered when the campus determines that a Clery related crime presents a serious and/or continuing threat to students and employees, such as a murder, sex offense or robbery. This determination would be made by officials who should be pre-identified in the annual Clery Act report.

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