LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Niagara man was arrested and charged with rape and assault, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday.

36-year-old Richard Felvus is accused of physically and sexually assaulting two women in an incident that is said to have occurred on Thursday.

Felvus is charged with first-degree rape, assault, criminal obstruction of breathing, criminal mischief, forcible touching and harassment.

He was arraigned through centralized arraignment.

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