An 18-year-old Kansas University student from Overland Park has been charged with raping a 19-year-old acquaintance during the weekend in an on-campus residence hall.
The woman told KU Police she was raped between 1:30 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. Sunday in a room in McCollum Hall.
Police arrested the man later that morning. On Monday, he was formally charged with rape and made a first appearance in Douglas County District Court. As of Monday evening, he was being held in jail with bond set at $15,000.
Police would not release details of how the incident happened but said alcohol was a factor.