- Associated Press - Thursday, November 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a woman jogging in a Manhattan park was attacked, robbed and raped.

The 26-year-old woman was running in the East River Park on Lower East Side Wednesday evening when she was attacked. According to the Daily News of New York (https://nydn.us/1NwZ55R ) police say the suspect told her he had a gun, grabbed her and dragged off the footpath where he assaulted her.

The woman told police the man robbed her of a credit card and cell phone before fleeing. She borrowed a phone from a passer-by and called authorities. She was hospitalized.

The newspaper reports Manhattan Special Victims Squad is investigating.


Information from: Daily News, https://www.nydailynews.com

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