NORTH WALES, Pa. - A Philadelphia man who called 911 after he allegedly raped a friend inside the North Wales train station Sunday night now faces numerous felonies and misdemeanors.
Alexi Nicolai Katsenelinboigen, of the 900 block of North 26th Street, is charged with felony rape, felony involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, felony aggravated assault, felony sexual assault, felony aggravated indecent assault, misdemeanor unlawful restraint, and misdemeanor simple assault, per court records.
According to The Reporter Online, Katsenelinboigen called police shortly after midnight Monday, and upon arrival, he pointed to the victim and allegedly admitted raping her on the inbound side of the train depot vestibule, police said.
The alleged victim told police that Katsenelinboigen was in town for his brother's birthday and she accompanied him to the train station for his ride back to Philadelphia, police said.
At one point, while talking to Katsenelinboigen, he allegedly took off his belt and hit the woman with it, police said. He then allegedly choked her from behind with the belt, until she passed out and fell, police said.
Katsenelinboigen then allegedly choked her with his hands and pulled her hair, all the while she was telling him, "No," police said. Katsenelinboigen then allegedly raped her while she was crying on the ground.
Katsenelinboigen allegedly admitted to raping and choking the woman, and refused to stop when she yelled "No" numerous times, per the report.
Katsenelinboigen is in Montgomery County prison on $250,000 cash bail. A preliminary hearing is set for April 2 before District Judge Robert Sobeck of Blue Bell.