State police arrest Mattydale man accused of rape

Richard Smith, of Mattydale, is accused of rape (Courtesy: New York State police).

State Police in North Syracuse have arrested a man accused of raping a woman several times at a home in Mattydale.

Richard Smith, 23, has been charged with Rape, Criminal Sex Act and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing.

Smith is accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a 20-year-old woman by force on several occasions.

Smith was taken to the Onondaga County Justice Center.

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