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Cops: Woman assaulted in Patchogue

Police released a surveillance image of a suspect

Police released a surveillance image of a suspect sought in connection with the attack on a woman who was walking on Main Street in Patchogue at 3:15 a.m. She was then forced to a wooded area where she was robbed and sexually assaulted, police said. (June 29, 2013) Credit: SCPD

A woman was grabbed from behind Saturday on a Patchogue street, dragged to a wooded area, robbed and sexually assaulted, police said Tuesday.

The 24-year-old woman was walking west on Main Street at 3:15 a.m., when she was forced to a grassy, wooded area between West and River avenues, police said.

The attack left her with numerous cuts and bruises, as well as a broken nose, police said.

She was treated and released from a hospital, Suffolk police said.

Police did not identify the woman.

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