A Massachusetts college professor is accused of raping a student he met on a “sugar daddy” dating website.
NYPost reports a Massachusetts college professor has been charged with raping a student in his office after meeting her on a “sugar daddy” website, authorities said.
Nicholas R. Pirelli, a 36-year-old communications professor at Bridgewater State University, pleaded not guilty to rape and indecent assault Thursday in the alleged Oct. 20 attack at his campus office, according to court documents obtained by the Boston Globe.
Pirelli met with the victim — who is not one of his students — after offering her help with an essay and on her resume. He also suggested he could get her work on campus due to his “connections as a professor,” according to a Bridgewater State police report.
The victim told police Pirelli locked the door of his office when she arrived and the pair worked on her essay for about 30 minutes before he abruptly kissed her. She then tried to stop Pirelli from coming closer to her or getting on top of her, the report states.
Pirelli removed the victim’s pants and underwear before sexually assaulting her for about 10 minutes, she told police. Once the assault was over, Pirelli stood up and told the woman “good night” before she grabbed her belongings and left, according to the police report.
“When interviewing the victim, several times she broke down and began crying,” the document states. “Detectives found the victim credible throughout their interviews with her.”
The unidentified student, who reported the incident Tuesday, told police she met Pirelli on seeking.com, a website that pairs “sugar babies” with “sugar daddies,” according to court documents cited by the Enterprise.
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