Knox man arrested for allegedly raping young teen

Richard Clure (Albany Co. Sheriff's Office)

KNOX, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A Knox man has been charged with Rape for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old female.

On November 5, the Albany County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a 14-year-old female victim who was sexually assaulted by a 32-year-old male. Police conducted interviews and executed a search warrant at Richard Clure’s Knox residence.

Clure was arrested this week with one count of Rape in the Second Degree and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

Police said Clure is currently on parole for a drug related conviction out of the state of Missouri. He was arraigned in the Town of Knox Court and remanded to the Albany County Correctional Facility with no bail.

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