BREAKING: One confirmed, one possible sexual assault case in Eastway residence halls

Kaitlyn Finchler, Digital Manager

Kent State is actively investigating two instances involving sexual assault, according to a campus safety alert sent Thursday evening.

During an investigation of reported sexual assault in Manchester Hall, the university received information regarding a possible second sexual assault case in Allyn Hall.

The incidents are believed to have occurred between Sept. 14 and 18, and investigators believe the perpetrator was a guest of a student resident. According to the alert, anyone with relevant information should contact Kent State Police at 330-672-3070.

“We continue to keep safety as a top priority,” the alert stated. “Kent State Police patrol our campus 24 hours a day through vehicle, foot and bicycle patrol. There are more than 30 blue light phones stationed across campus in parking lots and along sidewalks that connect immediately with campus police.”

This is a developing story and will be updated with new information as it becomes available.

Kaitlyn Finchler is digital manager. Contact her at [email protected].