Clowns attack Pryor woman in 'random assault'

By: Greg Brown

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PRYOR, Okla. - Quick facts:

  • A Pryor woman said two clowns attacked her.
  • They reportedly put out a lit cigarette on her cheek.
  • Deputies are looking into two persons of interest.

 

A Pryor woman is recovering after she said two clowns attacked her.

Deputies in Mayes County said the woman stopped on 500 Road west of Pryor around 10 p.m. Saturday because she saw a woman in her thirties waving her down.

Then, two men dressed as clowns came out of a Dodge maroon Caravan and reportedly dragged her out of the car.

The woman said the clowns then assaulted her, put out a lit cigarette on her cheek and wrote “clown posse” on her face.

The woman was treated and released at the scene.

Deputies said the woman was really shaken up by the incident.

They said they have identified two persons of interest.

Investigators said they believe it was a random assault, and they are beefing up patrols in the rural area where the incident happened.

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