WINCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police are investigating an attempted assault Thursday night in which the suspect reportedly wore a clown mask, according the The Winchester Sun.
The newspaper says the victim was on a walking trail off Colby Road when it happened.
Officers say they swarmed the area, but were unable to find a suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Winchester Police Department.
Officers are offering safety tips for anyone out walking, advising the following:
- Walk in pairs when you can.
- Have your Cell Phone with you.
- All parks, walking trails, and cemeteries close at dusk.
- Don’t start a walk that may end near dusk after dark.
- Keep a good distance between yourself and strangers.
- Avoid persons asking for directions or the time.
- If you feel uncomfortable about someone go the other direction.
- If you come in contact with someone who harasses you contact the police immediately.
Information from The Winchester Sun