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Rochester woman runs to safety from weekend assault

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -- A Rochester woman managed to escape an assault and run to safety early Saturday morning.

According to Rochester police, a 28-year-old woman was walking home at about 2 a.m. Saturday when she was approached by three men.

When approached by the men, the woman says one of the suspects grabbed her and began to unzip her pants. The victim managed to escape the men, and ran to safety at the Government Center parking lot behind a parked vehicle.

Police say the woman describes the man who grabbed her as a black male in his mid-30s, 5-foot 10-inches tall and weighing roughly 130 to 140 pounds. He was reportedly wearing a black baggy sweatshirt with blue jeans and white shoes.

Police say if you have any information that could help investigators please call: Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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