According to Times Union, a Guilderland man has been charged with raping a University at Albany student while she was sleeping in her campus residence, according to information University Police provided in emails to all faculty, staff and students.


The man that is charges is Frankie Casatelli of Guilderland, NY.  Police are saying Frankie Casatelli entered the Stuyvesant Tower residence of a female student around 4 a.m. Sunday and engaged in sexual intercourse with her without her consent.  The woman was sleep during the time of her assault.  She awoke and confronted the suspect, who then fled on foot. The suspect and the victim are believed to know each other

University spokesman Joe Brennan said police will continue investigating how Casatelli gained access into the campus residence, which is locked 24 hours a day and requires a key card entry. There are surveillance cameras in the area that will help with the investigation, Brennan said.