LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — On Tuesday, a grand jury indicted a former University of Kentucky student accused of a racist attack.
Sophia Rosing is indicted on a charge of one count of third-degree assault of a police officer, three counts of fourth-degree assault, one count of second-degree disorderly conduct, and one count of alcohol intoxication. Her charges are classified as misdemeanors with exception of the felony third-degree assault of a police officer.
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Court documents alleged Rosing bit and kicked a University of Kentucky Police officer, intentionally attempting to cause him harm, after assaulting a Black University of Kentucky resident assistant.
The incident was captured on video in early November 2022 and brought national attention to Lexington. Boyd Hall, the dorm where Rosing is accused of the crimes, received threatening calls including a racial slur being played on a loop from outside of Kentucky.
UK President Eli Capilouto banned Rosing from the campus and said she would be ineligible for re-enrollment.
Rosing’s arraignment is scheduled for March 17.