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Markgrafs Park is located on near the City Walk district. The east side trail is more isolated than the west. (Riham Feshir/Woodbury Bulletin)

Sexual assault prompts safety concerns at Woodbury's parks

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On one of the few nice, sunny Monday afternoons that Woodbury saw so far this spring, walkers, bikers and joggers strolled local parks to enjoy the weather.

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But not many were seen at Markgrafs Park, where a woman was sexually assaulted early Saturday morning, according to police.

"I run outside quite a bit so that's definitely alarming," said Natalie Johnston, a Woodbury resident who spent some time Monday afternoon with her two children at neighboring Powers Lake Park.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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