(PIX11) – Police have arrested the second man accused of the brutal rape and attempted murder of a 16-year-old girl early Sunday morning.
Antonio Owensford, 25, was arrested in Brentwood, Long Island Saturday and slapped with a multitude of charges, including attempted second degree, rape and assault.
Owensford’s suspected accomplice Anwar Desouza, 24, was arrested early in the investigation and charged with attempted second degree murder, rape, assault and other crimes.
Police believe Owensford and Desouza met the girl on an East New York rooftop at about 3 a.m. where they assaulted and raped her. After they were through with the disturbing attack, authorities say Owensford tossed the girl over the buildings ledge, where she fell three stories before landing in the courtyard below.
The teen is currently at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in serious condition with broken bones in her arms and her legs.