Thompson suffers cut, scrapes in attack
BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Eight-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Jenny Thompson says would-be robbers punched her in the face in a failed bid to steal her scooter outside Boston.
Thompson told WBZ-TV on Wednesday that she was riding in Brookline on Monday night when a vehicle stopped behind her with its headlights out. She said two people got out, punched her, pushed her down and tried to grab her ride.
Thompson held onto the scooter and screamed for help, forcing the assailants to flee ...
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