WFPD Investigating An Aggravated Assault

Wichita Falls Police are investigating a frightening attack on an unsuspecting woman.

Officers say around 1:30 this morning when she was leaving her apartment at French Quarter Apartments to go to work a man approached her from behind and hit her over the head with a blunt object.

Police say she was hit several times, and the attacker demanded her purse.
Officers say the woman managed to swing her purse at her attacker get in her car and drive away.
Once she felt safe she called 911.
The woman was taken to the hospital.
The suspect is still at large.