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Beaumont PD investigating sexual assault of teenager

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Beaumont police are investigating a sexual assault of a 17-year-old female that happened around midnight Sunday.

According to the police department, the teenager told detectives she was walking down the 2500 block of Victoria Avenue late Saturday night and accepted a ride from a stranger because it was raining.

The victim told police the man drove her to a location near the Exxon Mobile refinery and sexually assaulted her. Police say it happened in the 1300 block of Schwarner street.  She also told detectives the man hit her in the head with his fist and kicked her out of the vehicle.

Police say she walked to a nearby store and called for help.

The police department says it is not releasing further details at this time.