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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A metro woman had just gotten off work in Westport, when she said three men attacked her.

Chelsea Rodriguez was walking to her car with her coworker Ryan Haynes, when three men started catcalling her. She refused their advances, that's when one grabbed her by the hair and threw her to the ground.

Haynes jumped in and the men punched and kicked both of them repeatedly for several minutes. That's when the attackers stole their things and fled.

Chelsea was taken to the hospital and treated for a concussion.

She said having her coworker Ryan with her is what saved her.

"There were like three different times he came at me, every time he just grabbed me by hair and threw me on the ground. Just kind of held me, kneed me. I was trying to get up," Chelsea Rodriguez said.

"I think any man in my position would've done what I did and I hope that they would," Ryan Haynes said.

The suspects are described as tall black males, one had dreadlocks. The men reportedly got into a silver Chevy Malibu Maxx.

If you know anything about this, call Crimestoppers at (816) 474-TIPS.

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