NYPD: Jogger assaulted in East River Park

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A woman was assaulted as she jogged through the East River Park on Thursday morning by a man who grabbed her and attempted to take off her clothes, New York City police said.

The victim, 41, was jogging near Delancey Street and FDR Drive at about 11:40 a.m. when a man threw her to the ground and tried to remove her clothing, police said.

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She screamed and the man fled. Police said the woman was not injured.

The suspect was described as wearing green pants and a gray sweatshirt.

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