Local Woman Recovering Following Attack in St. Louis

A Hollister woman is still recovering after she was assaulted assisting three women in St. Louis.

Heather Smith was in a parking garage when a woman approached her asking for a ride to a gas station nearby. Smith agreed, saying that’s where she was going.

She gave a ride to three women to the gas station and then to a local Walgreens. That’s when the attack happened.

Smith was attacked after getting out of her car. The three women punched and kicked her, and then stole her car and fled the scene.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital and treated for her injuries. Police were able to locate her vehicle, but it was destroyed.

Authorities are investigating the incident. No arrests have been made as of this moment.