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Woman assaulted by several men after accepting ride, Kilgore PD seeking information

KILGORE, TX (KLTV) -

East Texas authorities are investigating an aggravated assault and possible attempted sexual assault that occurred Saturday.

According to the Kilgore Police Department, a female victim reported that she was walking along Highway 42 when she was offered a ride by several males in a four-door pickup. The men displayed at least one weapon and attempted to sexually assault the victim.

The female victim attempted to fight off the men, which led to her sustaining additional injuries. The assault took place between 2 and 3 a.m.

Anyone with information that could assist police with this investigation is asked to contact Detective John Rowe with the Kilgore Police Department at 903-983-1559. Tips can be submitted anonymously by calling Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903-236-STOP (7867).

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