Augusta jogger hit after stopping to pet dog

A female jogger told authorities she was assaulted after she petted a dog on Richmond Avenue.

According to an incident report, the 30-year-old woman paused during her jog and pet a dog about 8:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 2100 block of Richmond Avenue A man in the home behind her stuck his head out the window and yelled at her, police said.

The woman told police she was continuing her jog on Meigs Street when the man and a woman got out of a vehicle and began hitting her in the face. The couple then got back in the vehicle and drove off.

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