OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A female victim was assaulted in East Oakland Thursday afternoon by a suspect who fled in her car, police said Friday.

Officers responded at 1 p.m. to the 1400 block of 78th Avenue, near International Boulevard, on a report of an attempted sexual assault.

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The suspect hit the victim several times and tried to sexually assault her, according to police. Then he stole her vehicle and left the area heading north.

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Police provided no description of the suspect.

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