TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – A Washburn University graduate assistant football coach has been charged with aggravated kidnapping and rape.
Shawnee County court records show that the charges were filed Tuesday against 22-year-old Jesse Robert Bubke. He has been released on bond. No attorney is listed for him in court records. Shawnee County prosecutor’s office spokesman Lee McGowan didn’t immediately return a phone message from The Associated Press seeking comment.
Topeka police Lt. Colleen Stuart told The Topeka Capital-Journal that a woman went to police Sunday and reported she had been kidnapped from a bar, taken to Bubke’s home, assaulted and released.
As a graduate assistant, Bubke has coached defensive backs. Washburn spokesman Patrick Early says the university will help authorities. He didn’t immediately return a phone message from the AP.