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Stranger attacks woman in Target before stripping down, police say

Updated: Jun. 22, 2018 at 9:29 PM CDT
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HORN LAKE, MS (WMC) - A man stabbed a woman in the head and then took off his pants at a Mid-South Target on Friday afternoon, investigators said.

The attack happened at the Horn Lake Target, located on Interstate Boulevard.

Officers said they arrived to find a naked man, Michael Jerome German, walking through the Target parking lot.

German was taken into custody.

Witnesses said they saw German attack a woman in the outdoor furniture area of the Target.

Investigators determined that German and the victim did not know each other. They said German used a metal rod to assault the woman.

After the attack, German removed his pants and left the store.

The victim was taken to the hospital in non-critical condition.

German was charged with aggravated assault. He's being held in DeSoto County Jail without bond.

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