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Whittier woman beaten unconscious while riding bike

June 30, 2011 |  6:39 pm

Whittier woman attacked Whittier police Thursday were looking for at least three men who beat a 19-year-old woman while she was riding her bike on the city's Greenway Trail.

The woman was knocked unconscious after she was pushed off her bike about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and punched and possibly kicked in the face, the Whittier Police Department said.

The attackers fled when passersby came to help. The assault occurred on a section of the trail between Painter and Greenleaf avenues, police said. The only description of the men was that they were wearing dark clothing.

The woman sustained injuries to her face, teeth, hands and elbows. She had regained consciousness when police and firefighters arrived and was taken to a hospital.

Police said they had not established a motive, adding that the victim was not robbed.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (562) 567-9267.

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-- Robert J. Lopez

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Map shows approximate location of the attack.

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