Jogger beaten, sexually assaulted in Central Park: NYPD

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HARLEM, Manhattan (WPIX) — A woman was jogging in Central Park when she was beaten, sexually assaulted and robbed, police said Tuesday.

Her attacker is still on the loose.

She was jogging near Lenox Avenue and 110th Street around 10:30 p.m. Monday when she was attacked from behind, according to the NYPD.

The man allegedly dragged her into a wooded area, removed her cellphone from her pocket, pulled her shirt over her head, punched and kicked her in the head, and groped her.

He fled in an unknown direction after the assault, police said.

The attacker is described as being in his 30s and has a scruffy beard. He was last seen wearing a dark jacket and orange T-shirt.

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If you have any information related to these incidents, submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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