Faribault County authorities are investigating and attempted abduction that reportedly occured at the eastbound Interstate 90 rest area near Blue Earth. According to the Fairmont Sentinel deputies were dispatched Friday shortly after 4 to the rest area on a report of an assault. A 43-year-old woman from Corpus Christi, Texas told authorities that while she was walking on a trail south of the rest stop a male attempted to grab her. The woman was able to fight off the man and return to the rest area where she called 911. She described the man as about 6 feet tall with a muscular build and numerous tattoos including a scorpion on his right forearm. The suspect was not located.