BRUNSWICK — Ten days after his arrest by Troy police on multiple sex counts, a 25-year-old man from that city was arrested again Monday by State Police and charged with raping a 14-year-old girl on New Year’s Eve in 2008.
At the time of the first arrest, city police said Robert Simmons could face charges in other municipalities.
In the latest case, Simmons of 333 Congress St. was charged with first-degree rape, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Simmons was arraigned and sent back to the Rensselaer County Jail.
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