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Woman attacked in north Jackson shopping center

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A woman recovered from injuries she received after being attacked at a north Jackson shopping center Sunday.

It happened just before 8 p.m. in front of the Anytime Fitness Center in the Jacksonian Plaza.

Jackson police said the woman had left the fitness club and was getting into her car when a black male approached her and began striking her.

The woman was able to crawl into the passenger seat of her car, and yell for help, scaring off her attacker.

"Detectives bureau is currently investigating it. We're also looking, trying to see if there's any surveillance video from neighboring businesses, to see if there's anything we can get from it. It's a very crowded area. I know they have security on that property so that's something were going to look into," said Officer Joseph Daughtry, spokesperson for JPD.

It's unclear how extensive the woman's injuries were.

Investigators are also trying to determine her attacker's motive.

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