CAUGHT: Suspect in home invasion, rape of 78-year-old Queens woman arrested

Adam Warner
June 03, 2019 - 6:36 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – The man wanted for allegedly breaking into a 78-year-old woman's Queens home and raping her Sunday morning has been captured and arrested, the NYPD said Monday afternoon.

Police identified the suspect as Ryan Bayard, 30.

"UPDATE: The suspect wanted for breaking into an elderly woman’s home and raping her while she was in bed has been arrested. Thanks to @NYPDDetectives, @NYPDSVU, and our community we were able to bring him to justice," the NYPD tweeted.

The woman was asleep inside her home near Brookville Boulevard and 148th Street in Rosedale at 6:30 a.m. when the suspect forced his way in and raped her, according to police.

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