Woman Says She Was Attacked in Her Backyard

Police are investigating a reported attack on an 18-year old woman in far South Tyler.

It happened about 8 a.m. Wednesday outside a home on Kinsington Drive in the Highlands subdivision.

The woman says she heard a noise in her backyard and went to investigate. She encountered a man who then attacked her briefly before running away.

She wasn't hurt badly. The suspect is described as a thin, white male, wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans.