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BREAKING: Assault Near Muddy River

UPDATE (12:00pm): In an alert emailed to all Simmons students, Simmons Safety says they believe the assault happened near Clemente Park along the Muddy River. Specifically, the portion of the park that is directly across the street from 300 The Fenway, Simmons’ academic campus.

They also reminded students that several serious crimes have been committed in this area lately and for students to avoid it at night.

Thank you to Emily Tourtillotte for the info.

BREAKING: On Sunday, November 2nd at 11:45pm, a Simmons College student was physically and sexually assaulted in a park near the Muddy River.

The attacked grabbed the student from behind, but she managed to break away from the attacker by screaming and struggling, causing him to flee the scene.

The assailant was described as “a male in his early 20’s wearing a dark colored ‘hoodie'” in a Community Alert from Emmanuel Campus Safety.

Stay tuned for more updates as more info from The Hub as this story progresses.

For more info and safety tips, see Emmanuel’s portal announcement and email.

Paige Kennery is the Executive Managing Editor for The Hub. She can be reached at Follow her on Twitter @PaigeKennery.

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