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Hofstra Student Raped On Campus, 4 Arrested: Police

Huffington Post   First Posted: 11/15/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:05 PM ET

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Police said on Monday that an 18-year-old female Hofstra University student was raped on campus. According to the Newsday report, four of the five suspects (including another Hofstra student) have been arrested and charged.

More details came out on Tuesday.

The female student was on the grounds of the Hofstra University campus, located at 1000 Hempstead Turnpike in Uniondale, at 3am and was forcibly raped by five men, according to Nassau County's Special Victims Section.


Of the four men arrested, only one man, 21-year-old Rondell Bedward of the Bronx, is a Hofstra student. The other three men were registered guests of Bedward's, a Hofstra University official told PIX News. [...]

Police are searching for the fifth rapist. It is unknown if he, too, is a Hofstra student

The victim's name and condition have not been released, and it is unknown whether she knew her attackers. The case is being handled by local police.

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