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LEON COUNTY

Authorities search for elderly assault suspect

LEON COUNTY, TX (KXXV) -

Leon County Sheriff's investigators are looking for a man who assaulted a 74-year-old woman in her home Saturday morning.

She told deputies that she was awakened after 3 a.m. by a man beating her in the face. She said she fought back against the intruder and he fled.

The female victim was taken to a hospital in Madisonville, and was treated for her injuries and released. 

Deputies did not have much of a description of the man other than he was last seen wearing a dark hooded-sweatshirt.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the Leon County Sheriff's Office at 903-536-2749.

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