Albany man accused of trying to kill his father

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An Albany man is accused of trying to kill his father.

Albany Police say 23-year-old Gerald Fraser forced his parents to sit in chairs at a home on Orange Street Wednesday morning.

Police say he then hit his father several times with a chair, a vase and a television.

He’s also accused of dousing his father with rubbing alcohol in an attempt to set him on fire, and of stabbing him with a screwdriver.

The 61-year-old man was taken to Albany Medical Center with a large cut on his head and fractures to his face, ribs and spine.

Fraser is charged with Attempted Murder 2nd, Unlawful Imprisonment 1st, Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd, Criminal Mischief 3rd and Criminal Contempt 1st.

He was arraigned Wednesday in Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.

Fraser’s mother was not hurt.