What to Know
- Police identified 21-year-old Ronald Williams as a suspect in a brutal rape in Queens
- The woman was found unconscious in a pool of blood at the bottom of an outdoor stairwell in Kew Gardens
- Police are asking for the public's help to locate Williams
The NYPD has identified a suspect accused of beating and raping a woman who was left unconscious in a pool of blood and police are asking for help finding him.
Ronald Williams, 21, is known to frequent Queens and the Bronx, the NYPD announced Saturday.
"Someone knows where he is RIGHT NOW," Commissioner James O'Neill said in a tweet.
UPDATED PHOTOS: The individual below is a person of interest in the 4-30-18 sexual assault & brutal attack of a 52-yr-old woman. Victim was found unconscious in a stairwell near 72nd Rd/Kissena Blvd, Queens. $10,000 Reward as detailed below. Call 1-800-577-TIPS Please RT pic.twitter.com/dgXSKSxLy7— Chief Dermot F. Shea (@NYPDDetectives) May 3, 2018
The 52-year-old woman was found June 30 at the bottom of an outdoor stairwell near 72nd Road and Kissena Boulevard in Kew Gardens Hills, police said.
The woman's pants were removed in the attack, and detectives were also seen removing a condom wrapper from the scene.
She had been unconscious in the hospital, intubated to help with her breathing, and also had injuries to her neck and bruises to the head, according to law enforcement sources. She was still in a coma Thursday.
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information in the attack. Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).