3 Suspects Sought in Brutal Queens Rape

Police say two suspects grabbed the victim from behind and forced her into a parking lot, where a third suspect raped her.

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    Police released this sketch of one of three suspects wanted in connection with a brutal Queens sex attack. Authorities say this sketch resembles the suspect accused of raping the victim.

    Police are seeking the public's help in finding three suspects accused of a brutal sex attack in Queens over the weekend.
         
    The 20-year-old victim was attacked in Long Island City as she walked home early Sunday.      

    Police say two of the suspects grabbed her from behind and dragged her into a parking lot near Vernon Boulevard and 10th Street. The suspects forced her in between two cars and held her down while a third suspect raped her, police said. Then the men fled.      

    The woman was treated at a hospital and released.

    The two suspects who grabbed the victim and held her are described as unknown males.The third suspect is described as being a 5'10" white man between 25 and 30 years old with dirty blonde hair and light colored eyes.

    Council Speaker Christine Quinn circulated flyers in the vicinity of the attack with Council Members Jimmy Van Bramer and Peter Vallone on Wednesday.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the confidential Crime Stoppers line at 1-800-577-TIPS.