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BU hockey’s Max Nicastro arrested on rape charge

As dawn broke yesterday over Boston University, the school’s nationally ranked hockey team found itself further tainted with scandal as a star defenseman was arrested for allegedly raping a female student on the riverside campus.

Max Nicastro, 21, was taken into custody at 6:30 a.m. by university police and transported to Boston Police District 14 in Brighton, where he was booked on the rape charge. He was ordered held on $25,000 cash bail pending his arraignment tomorrow in Brighton District Court.

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