NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - The NYPD on Tuesday arrested one suspect in connection with a home-invasion rape and robbery that happened in Queens on May 4.
Authorities charged Brandon Daniels, 24, of Brooklyn, with attempted rape, robbery, assault, burglary, three counts of acting in a manner injurious to a child, and sexual abuse, according to police.
Detectives are still looking for two more men in connection with the attack, which happened in a home on 57th Avenue in Little Neck.
A 34-year-old woman was leaving the house at about 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, when two men, one armed with a black firearm, forced their way into the home and forced the occupants into a bedroom, the NYPD said.
The men then forced the woman upstairs where they went through rooms looking for cash. They demanded money and she gave them $1,000 cash.
One of the men then sexually assaulted her, police said. Then the other man sexually assaulted the woman, too, the NYPD said.
A third man came into the home shortly after the other two men began carrying out the attack and robbery, police said.
The three men then left in two vehicles, a light-colored four-door sedan and a light-colored newer model Mercedes-Benz E-Class series.
The police described the two suspects who are still on the run.
One is a black man between 5 feet 11 inches and 6 feet wearing a black Adidas jacket, a hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, tan work boots, and carrying a red bag and a black duffel bag.
The other is also black, 6 feet tall, and last seen wearing a black jacket with a hood over his face, dark blue jeans, and black sneakers.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the men is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. Police say that all calls are strictly confidential.