Woman attacked in driveway of Central Florida home

Osceola County deputies search for man

Author: Daniel Dahm, Managing Editor of ClickOrlando.com, ddahm@clickorlando.com
Published On: Nov 08 2013 11:02:42 AM EST   Updated On: Nov 08 2013 06:39:16 PM EST
POINCIANA, Fla. -

A woman was attacked from behind early Friday at her Osceola County home as she was getting into her vehicle, according to deputies.

[AUDIO: 911 call]

The attack occurred around 1 a.m. on Delido Way in Poinciana.

According to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office, the woman said she was in her driveway getting into a vehicle when a stranger grabbed her from behind.

The man beat the woman as she was trying to get away, according to deputies, who said the woman ran to a neighbor's house to call for help.

The woman was taken to Poinciana Hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The culprit was described as a dark-skinned man, about 5 feet 9 inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

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