Denver police: Teenage girl sexually assaulted in alley

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DENVER -- The Denver Police Department said Thursday night a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in an alley just east of downtown.

It happened in the 1800 block alley between Pearl and Pennsylvania streets at about 5:15 p.m.

"A teenage female was walking in the area when she was grabbed from behind and sexually assaulted by an unknown male. We do not have a description of the suspect," a statement from the police department said.

Investigators want the community to be aware of this crime and take the necessary precautions.

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