PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Five local college students facing sexual assault charges pleaded not guilty Tuesday, after allegations that they attacked a female student at William Paterson University.
The suspects, who are all 18-year-old freshmen, are accused of attacking a freshman in her residence hall on the Wayne campus, CBS2’s Christine Sloan reported.
The college students appeared nervous as they stood before a judge and entered their pleas. Cameras were present in court.
According to court papers, the suspects blocked a doorway, restrained the woman and demanded she have sex with all five of them, CBS2 reported.