SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department arrested an individual who carried out six crimes including kidnapping and attempted rape of a 73-year-old woman, the department announced on Friday, October 2.

According to the police, on September 22 at around 7 a.m. an elderly woman was attacked by a man on the 1300 block of 7th Ave. The police report noted the suspect in the case as 34-year-old Daniel Williams.

Officers from Park Station were near the area responding to a report of an individual digging through trash. When they arrived on the scene, they found Williams attempting to rape the elderly victim. He tried leaving, but officers chased him and arrested him without further incident.

The SFPD noted that after investigating the case, they found out that the Williams committed other crimes. He was charged with aggravated kidnapping, assault with the intent to commit a felony, false imprisonment, criminal threats, elder abuse, sexual battery and false identification to a police officer.

The SFPD indicated this remains an active investigation and anyone with information on the case is asked to call the SFPD 24 Hour Tip Line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.