Police: Man accused of raping a minor, tazed during arrest

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COEYMANS, N.Y. – Police say they have arrested a man after he allegedly had intercourse with a minor. 

According to the Town of Coeymans Police Department, Asten Aldous, 23, was arrested for rape on Saturday. 

Police say they received a report that Aldous was caught having sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old female. 

Upon investigation into the report, Aldous allegedly fled the scene and was wielding two knives towards police officers. The Ravena man was tazed and taken into custody without further incident. 

Aldous has been charged with rape in the first degree, criminal obstruction of breathing, endangering the welfare of a child, unlawful imprisonment in the first degree, and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree. 

The man has been arraigned and remanded to the Albany County Correctional Facility without bail.

Bethlehem Police assisted in the arrest.

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