KU student charged with sexual battery after two women accuse him of inappropriate touching

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LAWRENCE, Kan. -- University of Kansas student, Jon Myers, 18, appeared in Douglas County District Court Friday afternoon via camera and the charges filed against him were read to him. He's charged with sexual battery and aggravated sexual battery.

Bond was set at $15,000, even though his attorney asked for a $10,000 bond and prosecutors requested a $30,000 bond, according to LJWorld.

His next court appearance is scheduled for November 30th.

Myers was arrested at the KU dormitory, Oliver Hall, 1815 Naismith Drive, after two women reported he touched them inappropriately on Wednesday.

Some of the students FOX 4’s Judy Le talked to described the 18-year-old student as friendly and nice, and said he didn`t look like a predator.

Students say they didn`t expect these allegations against the suspect, whom they call the “President of Oliver Hall.”

“He`s a really sweet person, social, happy to meet people and talk to people. It was definitely really surprising to hear who it was,” said student Rebecca Stull.

“I`m a little bit surprised. It`s so close to home, it`s a little freaky. But i`m glad he was arrested and dealt with,” said student Samantha Schechter.

The university declined comment on the arrest but his student status was confirmed when KU police arrested him at the dorm.