Woman Raped At Harvard Yard In Early Morning

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A woman was raped as she walked through Harvard Yard early Friday, the university’s ­Police Depart­ment reported on its website.

In the posting, Harvard University police said the woman had entered the yard through the ­Johnston Gate around 3:05 a.m. when she was assaulted.

“The victim was grabbed as she entered the Yard through the Johnston Gate and was pulled behind Massachusetts Hall and attacked,’’ police said in the statement.

The victim was not a student or affiliated with the university, the statement said.

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