Woman reports being punched, drug into bushes and assaulted

3 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Friday, July 03 2015 Jul 3, 2015 Friday, July 03, 2015 12:26:00 PM CDT July 03, 2015 in News
By: James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Police said Friday they were investigating after a woman reported being punched and sexually assaulted in nearby bushes.

Officers said a 31-year-old woman reported the incident about 11:30 p.m. Thursday night. Police said it happened near Worley Street and Garth Avenue.

The woman said she was walking home when two men approached her, punched her in the face, drug her into nearby bushes and sexually assaulted her.

Police said no arrests had been made Friday morning. Anyone with information was asked to call the Columbia Police Department or CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS.

 

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