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Woman sexually assaulted, found in car boot

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Police say one of the stolen cars has been recovered. Photo: AAP
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Police are hunting for a group of men after a woman was found in the boot of a car in Melbourne’s south-east, two-and-a-half hours after she was abducted and sexually assaulted.

Investigators said a group of men approached the woman at a shopping centre in Clarinda and forced her into the boot of her car about 1.30pm on Tuesday.

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She was found by police at 4pm in the nearby suburb of Oakleigh South and taken to hospital for medical treatment.

The woman’s condition is unknown.

Investigations into the incident are continuing, police said.

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