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Woman Assaulted In Powderhorn Park Says She’s Healing

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The woman assaulted at Powderhorn Park while out cross-country skiing with her children released a statement saying she is healing from the attack thanks to family and friends.

Police say Wednesday night a group of teens attacked the woman. In an online blog, the woman said she was sexually assaulted but not raped.

She also said two other girls who were attacked after her were able to fight off the four teenagers. Click here to read the entire statement from the woman.

Police have two 14-year-olds, a 15- and 16-year-old in custody in connection with the crimes.

There is a “Peace in Powderhorn” vigil scheduled for Wednesday night at 7:30 at 32nd Street and 14th Avenue South, exactly one week after the attacks.

The Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association also plans to meet Thursday at 6:30pm for a Safety Brainstorming Gathering, to discuss how to make the neighborhood a safer place. Click here for more information on both events.

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