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Woman attacked while jogging in Spencer Monday

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SPENCER, WI (WSAU) -  Spencer Police are investigating the attack of a woman who was jogging Monday night. 

The 42-year-old woman victim was attacked by a stranger on east Willow Drive at about 8:00 p.m. The woman said the attacker was a black man wearing dark clothing. She told Spencer Police the man put his hands around her neck and tried to pull her into the nearby ditch. She escaped when she kneed the main in the groin and he let go.

The victim was able to run away and call her husband for help. Anyone with information about the incident or the alleged attacker is encouraged to call Spencer Police or your nearest law enforcement agency.

Call the Spencer Police Department at (715) 659-5453.