Hawkins County man attacked by robbers posing as stranded motorists

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The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office says a man was taken to a hospital after he was attacked by robbers who posed as stranded motorists.

This happening in the Beach Creek community last Sunday. The victim told deputies he stopped by a maroon Honda with its hood up. 

The victim says he was attacked by a man standing outside the car with more suspects emerging from the woods. $30 was taken from the man’s wallet.

He ran to a nearby church for help.

The Sheriff’s Office is still looking for a maroon Honda that could be involved in this crime and said law enforcement agencies in neighboring counties are also on the lookout.

If you have any information that can help authorities, call the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office at 423-272-4848.

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