Dareal Damare Williams (pictured above in an unrelated mugshot) is currently being sought for his part in the Feb. 4 robbery and attack on Brandon White outside a neighborhood market in Atlanta’s Pittsburgh community, authorities said.
Two other men have already been arrested by the Atlanta Police Department in connection with the brutal assault of the 20-year-old gay male, who bravely came forward after a video of the attack went viral online.
The FBI has issued the following press release regarding the incident:
The FBI has received information that DAREAL DEMARE WILLIAMS, a fugitive wanted out of Atlanta, Georgia is currently hiding out in the Erie Area. WILLIAMS, a known member of the “Pittsburgh Jack City Gang”, is believed to be staying with friends and relatives in the Erie Area.
The “Pittsburgh Jack City Gang” also known as “Jack City 1029” is a violent street gang based out of Atlanta, Georgia. An arrest warrant was issued for WILLIAMS out of Fulton County Georgia for aggravated assault and robbery from an incident occurring February 4, 2012.
The charges were filed after members of Atlanta Police Department were alerted to a video of the incident that the suspects had apparently uploaded online. WILLIAMS, a minor, was charged as an adult for his role in the robbery and assault. A significant cash reward is being offered by the Atlanta authorities for information leading to the arrest of WILLIAMS.
As always, anyone providing information may remain anonymous. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of WILLIAMS should call the Erie FBI office at 814-452-4516 or after hours 412-432-4000 or the Erie Police Department.
The cash reward for information leading to Williams’ arrest is currently up to $25,000.