The sister-in-law of Martin Luther King Jr. was reportedly attacked outside her retirement home in an attempted carjacking.
Naomi King, 83, was attacked and punched in the face after she refused to give the unidentified assailant her keys, reports the Washington Times.
The man appeared from a wooded area and approached her just outside her gated community home in Southwest Atlanta.
Atlanta police say authorities are investigating the incident.
King’s neighbors said similar violent attacks are becoming common in the area.