Posted on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 at 12:03 am
Latham, NY (May 24, 2019) – On Thursday, May 23rd, police arrested a UAlbany college student on several charges, including rape. 22-year-old Angelo Sciortino, of Bethpage, was arrested at an unspecified time for an incident that was reported to have taken place at an off-campus residence.
According to State Police, Sciortino knew the victim who he allegedly attacked. Authorities have not provided any further information on the details or whereabouts of the incident but stated that Sciortino faces numerous charges.
The charges against the suspect include first-degree rape, second-degree aggravated sexual abuse, second-degree strangulation, third-degree assault, and first-degree unlawful imprisonment. The arrest of the suspect came after an investigation into allegations about him.
Sciortino was arrested and arraigned in the Albany City Court a short time later. He has been remanded to Albany County Jail and is currently being held on $30,000 bail.
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