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Man arrested in sexual assault of jogger

September 29, 2010 8:56:29 AM PDT
Police have made an arrest in the sexual assault of a jogger in East Harlem.

Authorities say two housing officers arrested Kentrel Whitaker on East 105th Street.

They say he sexually assaulted a 73-year-old woman who was jogging near the footpath on the FDR Drive and East 111th Street two weeks ago.

They say he first grabbed her and threw her to the ground.

Whitaker is charged with attempted rape and assault.


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