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Dorchester man accused of assaulting middle school girl

A Dorchester man is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old Arlington girl after communicating with her while she was in a school computer class and then luring her outside, police said.

The girl is a student at Ottoson Middle School, said Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan. He said the girl first began talking with the suspect in an Internet chatroom about 24 hours before the alleged assault took place Wednesday.

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