Police: Woman used bra to strangle homeowner

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police have arrested a woman after they say she forced her way into a home and then tried to strangle the homeowner with a bra.

According to officers, 31-year-old Ashley Renae Sies banged on the door of a home on Harrogate Road until the owner answered.  The homeowner told police she thought Sies was her granddaughter and opened the door.  The victim told investigators that Sies then forced her way in and began hitting her.  After that, Sies reportedly attempted to strangle the victim with a bra, and pulled a chunk of hair off the victim’s head.

Police say Sies was under the influence of drugs at the time of the crime.  She was arrested, charged with first degree burglary, and taken to the Fayette Co. Detention Center.

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