A student was raped on campus last Saturday, April 21, the UC Santa Barbara Police Department reported on Tuesday.

Police arrested the suspect one day later, according to a university alert sent to students on Tuesday afternoon.

The rape occurred this Saturday in the “early morning hours,” according to the alert.

The suspect was known to the victim and is described as a five-and-a-half-foot tall male with brown eyes and black hair.

The suspect is affiliated with UC Santa Barbara. UCPD is currently investigating the crime and requests anyone with information contact them at (805) 893-3446, or report information anonymously online at www.police.ucsb.edu/contact-us/report-crime.


Tamari Dzotsenidze
Tamari Dzotsenidze, Managing Editor, first started at the Daily Nexus her first quarter freshman year as an assistant news editor. When not in the dungeon under Storke tower, she likes to make weird art and go to the beach with her dog Duke.