Crime

Man arrested after women report being groped near Transylvania University campus

Austin Nicholas Jones
Austin Nicholas Jones

A man was arrested Tuesday after two women reported that he groped them near Transylvania University’s campus.

Austin N. Jones, 23, was located by Transylvania police officers, said Lexington police spokeswoman Brenna Angel.

Lexington police charged him with two counts of third-degree sexual abuse and being mentally ill and a danger to himself or others.

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