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New England News
Mon October 22, 2012
Four Pittsfield Teens Charged With Rape At UMass Amherst
Four teenagers from Pittsfield Massachusetts are under arrest for the on-campus rape of an 18 year old UMass Amherst student. WAMC’s Paul Tuthill reports
The four suspects, 18 year olds Emmanuel Bile, Justin King and Adam Liccardi, along with 17 year old Caleb Womack are not UMass students, but were known to the victim according to UMass Police Chief John Horvath. He said the attack took place in the victim’s residence hall room in the early morning hours of Saturday,Oct 13t. The victim reported it to police the next day and the arrests came five days later
Top UMass Officials, led by Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy pledged full campus resources would be available to help the victim and her family.