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ESU student facing charged for sexually assaulting his RA

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Dec 18 2013 05:04:49 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 18 2013 06:54:19 PM CST

An East Stroudsburg University student is facing charges after police say he sexually assaulted another student inside her dorm room.

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. -

An East Stroudsburg University student is facing charges after police say he sexually assaulted another student inside her dorm room.

Officials say Franklin Mercedes sexually assaulted the woman last month.

The woman told police she was awoken by Mercedes on top of her in her bed.

Both told police they had been at the same party earlier in the night and both had been drinking alcohol.

Mercedes is facing charges including sexual assault and indecent assault. He is currently out on bond.