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UPDATE: Marion County authorities investigating Whitwell attack

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MARION COUNTY, TN. (WRCB) -- Marion County authorities are still looking for a man they say attacked a woman in her home on Friday afternoon.

Investigators say the man was posing as a Jehovah's Witness when he approached the victim at a home off Alvin York Highway.

Authorities say he cut her several times on the face, leaving a knife in her stomach. They victim says she was sexually assaulted as well. She is being treated at Erlanger Medical Center.

He's described as a Caucasian male with a good tan, "decayed teeth", between 5'7" and 5'8", around 200-210 pounds with short brown hair and facial stubble. He was wearing a dark shirt, khaki pants and a red ball cap

If you have any information on the attack, please call the Marion County Sheriff's Office at (423) 942-2525.


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