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Woman sexually assaulted in her back yard

By Chris Loveless, Digital Content Director , c.loveless@krdo.com
Published On: Jul 02 2013 12:57:16 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 02 2013 01:04:39 PM CDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

Colorado Springs Police say a woman was attacked when she stepped out back for a cigarette around 11:15 p.m. Monday at a home on the 1200 block of Diamond Rim Drive.

Police say the woman was smoking a cigarette when a man wearing all black hit her in the face with something and pushed her to the ground. She says the man held a knife to her throat, removed her clothes, and sexually assaulted her.

The victim says her attacker was wearing a black ski mask, black gloves, a black shirt and black pants. She told police she believes the man was a white male, approximately 6 feet tall and 200 pounds.

Call Colorado Springs Police at 719-444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP (7867) if you have any information.

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