Woman flown to hospital after Paris roadside assault

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PARIS, TX -- A woman was flown to a Tyler hospital last night after police say she was assaulted on the side of the road.

Police arrested 45-year old Albert Padilla of Paris Sunday on aggravated assault charges. They say around 6 p.m. two witnesses saw Padilla strike the 26-year old woman in the head, with a a blue bag in the 1800 block of Northwest Loop 286.

EMS says the woman was going in and out of consciousness and lost feeling in one leg. She was then taken by medical helicopter to the hospital. Her condition is unknown.