WSU police investigating after rape on campus


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – WSU Police are investigating after a student reported being raped in December.

Interim WSU Police Chief Robert Hinshaw said the investigation is ongoing.

According to reports confirmed by Hinshaw, the sexual assault happened on December 2 at The Flats on WSU’s campus. The student who was raped reported the incident six days later.

“Generally speaking, WSU has a very low crime rate overall and in this particular tragic event, the victim was acquainted with the individual so there is no ongoing threat,” said Robert Hinshaw, WSU Interim Police Chief.

No arrest has been made, however, there is a known suspect who does not live or work in the Wichita area.

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