Owensford, Antonio, M/B/26. Suspect wanted for murder and rape within the confines of the 75 Precinct. Photo NYPD
(Long Island, NY) An arrest has been made in a rape and attempted murder that took place at 4am Sunday morning.
Two men ages 24 and 26 lured a 16-year-old girl to a Miller Avenue roof at 725 Miller Avenue in Brooklyn where New York City Police say the two raped her then threw her off the roof, leaving her with multiple injuries to her leg, arm and neck.
At least one of the men tried to strangle her. She was rushed to Brookdale Hospital.
Police have arrested Anwar Desouza, 24. He lived at the building where the crime took place. He is being charged with Attempted Murder, Assault, Rape, Criminal Sex Act, and Strangulation.
The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating suspect 2, Antonio Owensford, 26.
Owensford remains at large and is wanted for attempted murder and rape within the confines of the 75 Precinct.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at www.NYPDCrimeStoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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