Reports of abduction and rape near Kappa Kappa Gamma house at LSU


BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB / KALB) - According to WAFB in Baton Rouge, a reported abduction and rape are being investigated by LSU Police that allegedly happened outside the Kappa Kappa Gamma house.

The incident was reported to have happened around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night when Baton Rouge Police officers were sent to the area in response to a rape and stolen vehicle. The case was then turned over to the LSU Police Department.

Authorities sent out an alert to the LSU community, describing the suspect as a black male with dreadlocks, driving a stolen Hyundai Elantra.

The victim has been reported as safe. However, the suspect has not been captured at this point.

Below is an official statement to the media from LSU:

"The safety of the LSU community is of the utmost importance to us. This incident is currently under investigation, and we can assure everyone that a thorough investigation is being conducted utilizing every resource available. These types of incidents are uncommon at LSU, and we do not tolerate these things occurring on our campus and to members of the LSU family.

"We ask anyone who has more information on this incident to contact LSU Police at 225-578-3231.

"LSU’s CARE Team has reached out to the student impacted by this incident and is also available to anyone who needs assistance or counseling by contacting the Office of the Dean of Students at 225-578-4307."