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Woman sexually assaulted, robbed in Arnold Arboretum

Boston police are asking resident to take precautions, after a woman was sexually assaulted and robbed at knifepoint while walking in the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain Wednesday morning.

A woman told police she was sexually assaulted by a black man in his early 20s at about 11 a.m. in the arboretum, police said.

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The man was said to be about 5 feet 5 inches tall. He was thin and was wearing a do-rag, a white T-shirt, and dark colored jeans. He was riding a black bicycle, police said.

The Boston police sexual assault unit is investigating. Police asked anyone with information to contact detectives at 617-343-5628.

On June 9, two men were arrested after they allegedly robbed a person near the Bussey Street entrance to the Arboretum. Police did not say where the most recent attack took place.

Jacqueline Tempera can be reached at jacqueline.tempera@globe.com. Follow her on twitter @jacktemp
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