Saratoga County Sheriff’s arrests Gloversville man for rape

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Francesco E. Bianco,

Francesco E. Bianco,

SARATOGA, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Francesco E. Bianco, 26, of Gloversville, for multiple charges including rape.

Saratoga County Sheriff’s said Bianco allegedly on June 29 at about 3:30 p.m., attacked and raped a female victim in her home after they met on a dating app. Bianco prevented the victim from calling 911 by taking her cell phone from her and throwing it. He is also accused of choking the victim.

Charges:

  • Assault in the Third Degree
  • Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree
  • Criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation
  • Rape in the First Degree

Bianco was arraigned in the Town of Halfmoon Court and is being held on $50,000 cash bail
in the Saratoga County Jail. He is scheduled to return to the Halfmoon Town Court at a later date.

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