Thursday, November 16, 2006

i don't know if this story is true or not

BUT to be on the safe side, stay out of bushnell park (or ANY PARK) after dark.

a woman was allegedly raped in bushnell park yesterday at approximately 4:30 pm. i would imagine the area around bushnell park would be quite active at that time. with all of the businesses getting out and all. JUST BE CAREFUL

Report Of Rape In Park Sparks Alarm Police Investigate, Order Extra Patrols; Neighborhood Group Issues Warning

By TINA A. BROWN Courant Staff Writer November 16 2006
The report of a sexual assault near the carousel at Bushnell Park in Hartford has sparked an investigation by police, extra patrols and a call by the head of a local neighborhood group to avoid walking in the park after dark.According to a preliminary police report, a woman was walking near the carousel about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when a man approached and asked for change. She kept walking, but the man grabbed her by her ponytail and sexually assaulted her, police said.Hartford Hospital, where the woman sought treatment, reported the incident to police about 9:30 p.m.. No information about her name, age or hometown was available.Assistant Police Chief Jose Lopez Sr. said it was difficult to say more about the incident because, as of late Wednesday, detectives had not been able to interview the woman.He said no witnesses have come forward...........

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