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Cops: Man tasered NYC woman, attempted to sexually assault her

Police are searching for a man who allegedly tasered and then attempted to sexually assault a 23-year-old woman in a park in New York's Queens.

Authorities say the victim was jogging in Forest Park around 7:30 p.m. Friday night when the man grabbed her from behind, threw her to the ground and began to remove her clothing.

A couple walking their dog came upon the attack in progress, startling the man, who then ran off.

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The victim was taken to a local hospital for wounds to her neck, officials said.

The woman told police that the man used a taser in the attack and also took her iPhone, officials said.

By NBCNewYork.com