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Police: Cyclist Assaulted in Maine
07/08/2013 11:41 AM ET  

Maine State Police say the 50-year-old woman was treated at Redington Fairview Hospital in Skowhegan and released after she was pulled off her bicycle in Canaan Sunday afternoon and sexually assaulted.

CANAAN, Maine (AP) _ Maine state police say a 50-year-old woman visiting from Florida was pulled off her bicycle and sexually assaulted in the town of Canaan.

Police say a passer-by stopped to assist the cyclist after her attackers fled Sunday afternoon. She was treated at Redington Fairview Hospital in Skowhegan and released.

Police are asking for the public's assistance. They want to speak to anyone who traveled along the Whitten Road in Canaan between noon and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

State police in Augusta can be contacted at 624-7076 or 800-452-4664.



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