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CANAAN, Maine

Woman pulled off bicycle, sexually assaulted, police say

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Maine State Police said a 50-year-old woman visiting from Florida was pulled off her bicycle and sexually assaulted in the town of Canaan on Sunday. Police said a passerby stopped to assist the cyclist after her attackers fled Sunday afternoon. She was treated at Redington Fairview Hospital in Skowhegan and released. Police 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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