University of Tulsa student arrested on allegations of sexual battery 


Zach Martin

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TULSA, Okla. – A University of Tulsa student was arrested on allegations of sexual battery.

Police say the incident happened at a fraternity house.

The victim, who said she was asleep on the couch at the fraternity house, said she felt a hand go up her shirt and then down her pants.

She said she fled the house after hearing a zipper come undone.

18-year-old Zach Martin was arrested in connection to the incident.

Martin admitted to police that he did inappropriately touch the woman, a police report said.

KJRH reports he may also be the suspect in another case of sexual assault.

The University of Tulsa sent out a statement saying:

“University of Tulsa Campus Security has received a report of two students who were sexually assaulted by another student on campus early this morning. Officers from TU and Tulsa Police Department were summoned to investigate the case. The suspect was arrested and has been dismissed by the university.

Our top priority is the health and safety of students, faculty and staff. University administrators will continue to push for increased education and awareness on this issue.”

Martin was dismissed from the university.

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