Man allegedly raped woman while punching her

Posted at 10:50 AM, Dec 24, 2015

A Town of Niagara man is accused of raping a woman while repeatedly punching her in the face.

Jerald Lasher, 26, is charged with first degree rape, a felony, and third degree sexual abuse, a misdemeanor. He was arrested Monday by State Police.

Troopers say he forcefully raped the victim while repeatedly punched her in the face.

Lasher is being held in the Niagara County Jail on $25,000 bail.




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