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Allentown man faces trial for allegedly raping woman he lured through Facebook

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jan 22 2014 01:05:30 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 22 2014 01:14:22 PM CST
ALLENTOWN, PA. -

An Allentown man, accused of raping a woman after promising her a free tattoo on Facebook, is heading to trial.

Officials said Unique Santiago waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Police said he posed as a tattoo artist on Facebook and lured a woman to an ally near Washington Street with the promise of a free tattoo.

Officials said he then raped her.

Santiago was arrested after police were able to use DNA to connect him to the alleged assault.