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Woman assaulted, pistol-whipped in The Grove neighborhood

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The Grove neighborhood in St. Louis (KMOV) The Grove neighborhood in St. Louis (KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A woman was assaulted in The Grove neighborhood Sunday night.

Around 11:30 p.m., the 26-year-old woman was in a rear parking lot when she was approached by the suspect, who showed a gun.

A struggle between the victim and suspect began, at which time the gun discharged. After the gun discharged, the suspect pistol-whipped the woman, according to police.

Following the assault, the victim ran to a nearby business.

The investigation is ongoing.

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