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Denver Police Arrest Suspect In Violent Attack On Woman

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Clifton Ray Williams (credit: Denver Police Department)

Clifton Ray Williams (credit: Denver Police Department)

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DENVER (CBS4) – The man suspected of violently attacking a woman in Denver is now under arrest.

Police arrested Clifton Ray Williams, 37, for investigation of kidnapping and aggravated assault. They say he attacked a woman in the early morning hours of July 24 on South Broadway near Illiff. Authorities arrested him Thursday morning in Castle Rock.

Police surveillance video showed the suspect leaving a car around the corner from where the assault happened. About five minutes later he was seen sprinting back to the car.

The victim told police the attacker grabbed her around the neck and tried to drag her to an alley. She was able to fight him off.

Police said they were able to identify Williams from a Crime Stoppers tip.

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