Abducted woman, 34, is assaulted and robbed

November 22, 1993

A Gaithersburg woman who had stopped at a pay phone in Mount Airy about 8 p.m. Saturday was abducted, robbed and later dumped at a lumber yard there.

Diana C. Dunn, 34, was attacked from behind, said state police with the Westminster Barracks. Her assailant covered her eyes with a bandanna and forced her into a tan, full-sized car where he knocked her unconscious. Her brown leather purse, wallet and identification were stolen.

Police, who were called about 8:24 a.m. yesterday, found her at Calvary United Methodist Church on Main Street.

Ms. Dunn told police that she awoke after the attack beneath an outbuilding of the People's Lumber Yard. She was taken to Carroll County General Hospital and treated for cuts, bruises and scrapes and then released, police said.

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