AMHERST, Mass. – Four men from Pittsfield have been arrested for the rape of an 18-year-old student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The attack is alleged to have occurred in the victim’s residence hall room in the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. The alleged perpetrators are known to the victim and are not UMass Amherst students. Charged with rape are Emmanuel Bile, 18, Justin King, 18, Adam Licciardi, 18, and Caleb Womack, 17.
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy said, “Maintaining a safe learning and living community is of the upmost importance to our campus.