Local man charged with two counts of rape after lengthy investigation


WELLSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) — A local man is facing felony charges after police say they furthered a lengthy investigation into alleged rapes.

Wellsville police officers say they arrested Anthony Poole, 25, on Dec. 29 after gathering evidence in a joint investigation with New York State Police. Poole stands charged with two counts of second degree felony rape.

Police say the investigation is continuing and additional charges are pending against Poole.

Poole is behind bars, jailed on $20,000 bail following his arraignment.

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