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A WOMAN WAS ATTACKED AS SHE GOT OUT OF HER CAR TO CHECK FOR DAMAGE EARLY THIS MORNING. SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES WERE CALLED TO DOCTOR’S HOSPITAL AT AROUND 3:30AM TO CHECK ON 23 YEAR OLD JORDAN LEXELL WHO TOLD THEM SHE HIT SOMETHING WHILE DRIVING IN THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE EAST OF THE INTERSTATE ON FRUITVILLE ROAD. LEXELL WAS LOOKING UNDER HER VEHICLE WHEN TWO MEN DROVE UP AND ATTACKED HER. THEY PUNCHED AND KICKED HER AND TOOK HER WALLET. SHE WAS ABLE TO DRIVE TO THE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT FOR WHAT WAS TERMED MINOR INJURIES. DEPUTIES SAY THEY ARE LOOKING FOR TWO MEN BUT THEY DID NOT GIVE A DESCRIPTION OF EITHER. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS AT 861-4900, OR YOU CAN LEAVE ANONYMOUS INFORMATION WITH CRIME STOPPERS, EITHER BY PHONE AT 366-TIPS, OR ONLINE AT WWW.SARASOTACRIMESTOPPERS.COM.