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38-year-old woman sexually assaulted in alley behind gas station on Detroit's east side

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DETROIT – A 38-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in the alley behind a gas station Wednesday morning on Detroit’s east side.

UPDATE: 38-year-old woman sexually assaulted while walking to gas station on Detroit's east side

Police said the attack happened behind a Citgo gas station at 7 Mile Road and Van Dyke.

The woman was walking to the gas station when a man approached her from behind and grabbed her.

The man fled the area after the assault.

No other information was made available.

Stay with Local 4 and ClickonDetroit.com for updates.