Woman reports assault

Published 12:12 am Monday, April 7, 2008

NATCHEZ — A middle aged woman was physically assaulted in her house on 172 Booker Road late Saturday night.

Adams County Sheriff Ronny Brown said the woman reported that she was stirred from her sleep by a noise in her house. The noise that woke her was the sounds of her front door being forced open.

Upon her investigation, she reportedly saw a black male in her home, and he proceeded to attack her.

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The assailant was reported to have fled the house in a red car. Brown said the woman was taken to Natchez Community Hospital where she was treated and released. She is expected to give a full statement to the sheriff’s office today. The woman also reported that the male had stolen the radio from her car.

“We’re in the process of investigating it,” Brown said. “Nothing will be filed until we’ve talked to her.”