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Ravena man charged with rape

Updated: 05/17/2014 12:40 PM
Created: 05/17/2014 12:39 PM WNYT.com
By: Cadence Acquaviva

Coeymans Police say they arrested a man on Saturday accused of raping a 13-year-old girl.

According to police, Asten Aldous, 23, of Ravena is facing rape in the first degree, criminal obstruction of breathing, endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful imprisonment after officials got a report that Aldous was caught having intercourse with the girl.

When Police arrived on scene, they say Aldous fled wielding two knives at the responding officers. Bethlehem Police assisted in bringing Aldous in. He will also face two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

Aldous was arraigned Saturday morning and is being held in Albany County Correctional Facility without bail.

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