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Wilkes-Barre police investigating alleged assault

Female jogger says she was attacked in Wilkes-Barre.

Wilkes-Barre police are investigating an alleged assault.

A 20-year-old woman says she was jogging along South Hancock Street around 2:00 this morning.

That's when she says a man, about 6'2, with a ski mask over his face threw her to the ground.

She says he tried to remove her pants and then cut her with a razor blade.

She told police she was able to eventually get away and call police.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for her injuries.

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