JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – Jones County deputies are searching for a man after a woman was found unresponsive on a sandbar at Eastabuchie Park on Tuesday, June 28.

Authorities said boaters on the Leaf River discovered the woman and called 911.

The woman was recovered from the sandbar and taken to a local hospital for treatment of a reported assault.

Investigators said an unidentified man, who left the scene, was reportedly involved in the assault. Charges are pending against the man once he has been captured.