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Police Investigate Alleged West Village Rape

The woman told police a man followed her home, pushed her into her apartment and attacked her

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    Police are investigating an alleged sex assault involving a West Village woman who told authorities a man forced his way inside her apartment and raped her.

    The 24-year-old woman told police she was walking home when a man who had apparently been following her pushed her into her apartment and attacked her at about 3 a.m. Wednesday.

    The woman went to a neighbor's house to report the incident, authorities said.

    The alleged assault is under investigation.

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