Jefferson County woman assaulted, car stolen by man she met online

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Updated: Nov. 11, 2019 at 9:52 AM CST
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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a woman reported she was assaulted and robbed by a man she met online.

The woman called authorities on Sunday at 5:51 a.m. and said she met the man in the parking lot of a closed fast-food restaurant in the 1600 block of Center Point Road.

The woman said the man convinced her to drive to a park where he assaulted her and took her car. The car was found in a nearby parking lot and it is being processed for evidence.

Sheriff’s detectives are looking at video and digital evidence that could help identify the offender.

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