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Search for man who tried to rape woman in her yard continues

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Senatobia police are searching for a man who reportedly attacked a woman while she was in her yard along Brown's Ferry Road. Senatobia police are searching for a man who reportedly attacked a woman while she was in her yard along Brown's Ferry Road.
SENATOBIA, MS -

(WMC) - Senatobia police are searching for a man who reportedly tried to rape a woman while she was in her yard along Brown's Ferry Road.

The woman was working in her yard with her children when she was attacked. Detectives say she is OK.

Police in Senatobia, Miss. were out in full force with police dogs shortly after the attack. They also had ground and air support. Three counties and at least six agencies are in on the operation. Crews were also seen combing through the woods. The street was shut down for more than two hours.

The suspect was last seen wearing blue jeans, a faded blue shirt, and a hat. He is wanted for aggravated sexual assault.

Witnesses saw an older silver/gray Crown Victoria or Grand Marquis in the area of the attack about 10 minutes before the 911 call.

It has Tate County tags with the last three digits reading 001.

Police think he is running at this time. Anyone with information is encourage to call 911 or Senatobia police.

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