Man arrested following brutal rape in Queens

The News Leader

May 17, 2010 5:19:16 AM PDT
A suspected rapist is behind bars Monday morning, but a woman he allegedly attacked with a pipe is in critical condition. Police say the victim was walking on 41st Road near Main Street in Flushing, Queens, around 9 p.m. Sunday when eyewitnesses saw the man drag her into an alley.

The woman, in her 20s, was beaten and raped.

Witnesses called 911. The suspect in custody is 27 years old.

Police say he had bloody clothes and appeared drunk.