Winchester PD: Attempted assault suspect wore a clown mask

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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.

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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