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A female told police she was assaulted while walking in the city’s Hamlin Park neighborhood early Saturday morning.

The assault occurred at about 2:15 a.m. Saturday while the female was walking at Oakgrove and Blaine avenues, near Canisius College, according to police reports.

The assailant came behind the victim and struck her in the head with a gun. He then got on top of her and pointed the silver handgun at her, police said.

The gunman ran away in an unknown direction. Police reports did not indicate if anything was stolen from the victim.

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