Utica man charged with sexually assaulting two teens in separate attacks

Aweys Shakunda

A Utica man is accused of sexually assaulting two teenage girls in separate attacks.

37-year-old Aweys Shakunda, of 730 Noyes Street, is charged with rape and predatory sexual assault against a child.

State Police say the two female victims were under the age of 16 at the time of the attacks. They both happened in Utica.

Shakunda was arrested on March 20 and arraigned in Utica City Court and sent to the Oneida County Jail without bail.