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Hattiesburg woman attacked leaving theater after midnight show

HATTIESBURG, MS (WLOX) -

In Hattiesburg, a woman who had just left the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rising" was attacked. A suspect is in custody, but has not yet been charged.

Authorities say the woman was driving home from the show and was apparently stopped at an intersection when a man jumped into her car. He forced her to drive to a home under construction where he raped the woman and shot her twice.

We're told the woman was in surgery Friday morning.

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