RENSSELAER, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Clifton Park man was arrested after allegedly raping a woman he met on a dating app. Andrew Cosme II, 24, faces a slew of charges.

The Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) says they received a complaint from the victim on January 29, saying she was violently raped and physically assaulted. According to deputies, the victim said she met the man on a dating app. Deputies ran an investigation and arrested Cosme.


  • First-degree rape
  • First-degree criminal sex act
  • First-degree sexual abuse
  • Second-degree strangulation
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Third-degree assault

Cosme was arraigned at the Rensselaer County Court and is held at the Rensselaer County Jail instead of $40,000 cash bail. Deputies say an order of protection was issued for the victim.