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

Published On: Jan 22 2014 02:05:30 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 22 2014 02:14:22 PM EST

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.