Woman attacked, robbed in Macon during weekend

Macon police are investigating a robbery by force and attempted rape of a woman early Saturday morning at the intersection of Ell and Mason streets.

According to a police report, the victim was walking along the street about 4:30 a.m. when a red Ford Mustang with a partial license plate of “237” pulled up next to her. A man got out of the car and started to beat the woman, punching her in the face several times. According to the report, he then attempted to rape her, but she kicked him and managed to get away.

The man took her purse and drove off.

The woman had one of her eyes swollen shut, injuries to her jaw and other injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.