- Associated Press - Monday, October 24, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 25-year-old man has been charged with raping a University at Albany student after getting into her dormitory room while she slept.

The state university’s police force says Franklin Casatelli of the Albany suburb of Guilderland was charged Sunday with rape and burglary.

Police say Casatelli, who isn’t a student at the college, entered the Stuyvesant Tower dorm around 4 a.m. Sunday and raped a woman in her room. He later turned himself in to university police.

University officials say the victim didn’t know Casatelli, who’s being held in the Albany County Jail. It couldn’t be determined if he has a lawyer.

College officials say they’re investigating how Casatelli gained access to a dorm that is locked 24 hours a day and requires a key card for entry.

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