HOUSTON -

A woman was seriously injured when someone attacked her, beat her, and kicked her in the face.

The attack happened around 11 p.m. Friday near Old Stable and Pin Oak Park.  Officers responded to reports of an assault in progress; when they arrived, they found a woman who'd been badly beaten.

She was taken to the hospital in serious but stable condition.  Her name was not immediately released.

Police said the attacker fled the scene, but officers believed he was either a friend, family member, or boyfriend.