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Man arrested for allegedly raping woman in park

October 7, 2012 6:14:22 PM PDT
Police have arrested a man for allegedly raping a woman in Tompkins Square Park.

The 31-year-old victim told police she was sleeping on a bench in the Park on Friday night when the man attacked her.

She fought him off and ran to a nearby deli.

The man followed her into the store where workers called police.

They arrested 27-year-old Ruben Canales, who told police he is homeless.

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