Police: 2 rapes reported on UT campus

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(Courtesy: WATE)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The University of Tennessee Police Department said they received two reports of rape from female students this weekend at the University of Tennessee.

Police said the first happened on Friday. The woman said she was studying with a classmate when he attacked her in a dorm.

She’s not pressing charges, according to police.

On Saturday morning, a woman told police a man raped her in a dorm.

She also knew her attacker, police said.

Both incidents were reported through Campus Security Authority’s reporting form.

UT police said they withheld the exact locations of the reported rapes in order to protect the victims’ identity.

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