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Police search for suspect in attempted Prospect Park rape

The victim resisted against the alleged attacker, causing him to eventually flee.

The corner of Garfield Place and Prospect Park West.

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Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly attempted to rape a woman as she jogged in Prospect Park.

Around 5:15 a.m. on Wednesday, a woman jogging near Garfield Place and Prospect Park West was allegedly attacked from behind, police reported.

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The woman told police a black man who was approximately 6 feet tall with light facial hair threw her to the ground, produced a knife and said that he was going to sexually assault her.

The victim resisted against the alleged attacker, causing him to eventually flee but leaving the woman with a cut on her finger, police added. She was taken to Methodist Hospital in stable condition.

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Police stated that there have been no arrests, and the investigation remains ongoing.

 

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