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Taylor being held on $5,000 bail

Updated: April 12, 2000, 3:06 AM ET
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PHILADELPHIA -- Meldrick Taylor, a 1984 Olympic gold medalist and former IBF junior welterweight champion, was arrested Monday and charged with attempted rape, two counts of assault, unlawful restraint, false imprisonment and reckless endangerment.

Bond was set at $5,000.

Taylor, 33, who went on to become a minister, is accused of attacking a 28-year-old woman Sunday, police told WCAU-TV. Police would not tell the station where in Philadelphia or what time the attack is ...

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