ALBANY, N.Y.—A Niskayuna man was sentenced to 22 years to life on Friday.
Salam Al Haideri, 24, was found guilty following a jury trial of one count of Predatory Sexual Assault and one count of Rape.
The court additionally sentenced Al Haideri 20 years of Post Release supervision.
On June 2, 2013, Al Haideri forcibly raped a 19 year old victim by a dumpster behind a pizza shop in Colonie. During the assault, he repeatedly slammed the victim’s face into the ground.
Following the assault, the victim went into a convenience store nearby and told an employee she had been raped.
The victim suffered multiple physical injuries, specifically a fractured orbital bone, fractured nose, and broken ribs.