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Man out on bail on Schenectady rape charge now accused of Albany rape

Man out on bail on Schenectady rape charge now accused of Albany rape

Victim was also kidnapped, police say
Man out on bail on Schenectady rape charge now accused of Albany rape
Quaraione Lomack
Photographer: Photo provided

A 19-year-old Albany man -- already facing rape and burglary charges in Schenectady -- has been arrested in Albany and accused of sexually assaulting a woman on Frost Place.

Albany police on Sunday afternoon arrested Quaraione Lomack and charged him with first-degree rape, second-degree kidnapping, first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary -- all felonies.

Police allege Lomack, armed with a knife, forced his way into the woman's home and raped her. Officers further allege Lomack forced the woman into her car and ordered her to withdraw cash from the SEFCU bank branch on Patroon Creek Boulevard.

Police said they had received a call the woman was being taken to the bank against her will. Officers arrived at the bank at about 1:20 p.m -- they said they found Lomack with the woman at the bank's automated teller machine.

Lomack was taken into custody and the woman was examined at a local hospital. Security personnel from SEFCU assisted police at the scene.

Lomack was arraigned and sent to Albany County Jail. Police said further charges may be filed.

Lomack was arrested in Schenectady on April 9 for allegedly raping a woman at the College Suites at Washington Square earlier in the month.

Lomack, who city authorities identified as Q'arayone X. Lomack, had previously lived at the suites. Police said Lomack illegally entering a room at the complex and attacked a woman around 9 a.m.

He allegedly forced the woman down, placed a blanket over her head and raped her. Police booked him at 11:22 a.m., just over two hours after the attack.

Lomack was charged with first-degree rape, second-degree burglary and a misdemeanor count of criminal trespass.

City police based the charges on, among other evidence, video footage of the suspect and Lomack's oral admission, according to police allegations filed in court.

Schenectady prosecutors said Lomack had been a resident of the suites and was in the process of being evicted. Prosecutor Tracey Brunecz said he had to be out the same day the attack occurred.

Lomack eventually was freed on bond.

The College Suites opened in September 2012, with accommodations for 264 students. It is located across Washington Avenue from Schenectady County Community College.

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