An Oklahoma woman has reportedly been the victim of a vicious, senseless “clown attack.” The incident took place on Saturday evening, near the city of Pryor, Oklahoma, and it left an already traumatized, grieving victim incredibly shaken up. According to a News On 6 report, the unidentified female victim of the Oklahoma clown attack was headed home from a fundraiser to help raise money for her recently deceased brother.
According to her account, the Oklahoma clown attack victim lost her brother just day’s before she was violently assaulted.
— KOCO-5 Oklahoma City (@koconews) October 8, 2016
The Mayes County Sheriff’s Office reports that the attack took place in Mayes county, just off the side of a rural road. That was where the woman was driving at just after 10:00 p.m. when she was flagged down by a female next to what the clown attack victim believed to be a disabled vehicle. That vehicle has been described by law enforcement as a “newer red Dodge minivan.”
At the time that the victim of the Oklahoma clown attack was flagged down, the van was parked on the side of the road. Just prior to the clown attack, the victim pulled over to aid the apparently distressed and stranded female.
Tulsa, Oklahoma pic.twitter.com/ZBQtyBzDOy
— Clown Sightings (@ClownParanoia) October 16, 2016
Before the Oklahoma clown attack victim could even exit her car, she was approached by the “distress” female motorist and two men in clown masks. When the trio got to the victim’s vehicle, the two men in clown masks allegedly wrenched to victim from her car and proceeded to hold her down so that the female could assault her.
During the clown attack, the men in clown masks allegedly held the victim immobile while the female wrote “clown posse” on her face. The Oklahoma clown attack continued to get more violent after the victim’s face was written on. Next, as the two men in clown masks continued to hold her down, the female attacker reportedly put a cigarette out on the victim’s face, then choked her.
I would welcome a clown attack
— muriel (@murielsteinke) October 17, 2016
All the clown videos kinda make me wanna get a clown suit, but then I remember that I live in Oklahoma and I will definitely get shot.
— Joel Talley (@OklahomaFreedom) October 8, 2016
@latimes best part about this article is that the cops did found one clown hiding in bushes *but the guy said it wasn't that clown*
— 2 (@_anti_climacus) October 17, 2016
THE CLOWNS ARE IN THE NETHERLANDS…… ???????????? when’s my flight to Mars? ???? #clownsighting
— NikkieTutorials (@NikkieTutorials) October 11, 2016
As abruptly as the Oklahoma clown attack began, it ended. According to the Mayes County Sheriff’s Office, who recounted the victim’s accounting of the Oklahoma clown attack, after writing on the victim’s face, burning her face with a cigarette and then choking her, the female attacker and two men in clown masks reportedly let her go. The three attackers reportedly simply got back in their red Dodge minivan and drove away.
According to the victim, they fled the scene driving in a westward direction.
The victim of the Oklahoma clown attack was able to provide law enforcement with a relatively good description of her female attacker. Reportedly, the woman who flagged the victim down, as well as burned her face and choked her, is described as being roughly 30-35 years of age with extremely short blonde hair. At the time of the attack, the woman was allegedly barefoot, in white shorts and a red sleeveless top.
As for the two males who allegedly helped perpetuate the Oklahoma clown attack, the victim was unable to provide an accurate description of the pair.
The Oklahoma clown attack comes amid months of clown sightings that began in South Carolina and spread across the United States and have now become an international phenomenon. There have been hundreds of creepy clown sightings reported across the U.S. in recent months and weeks, and dozens of police jurisdictions have gotten involved in the investigation into the largely harmless incidents. However, in the last few weeks, the clown problem has become increasingly threatening and at times even violent.
— Times Record (@TimesRecord) October 6, 2016
During one California clown sighting, a creepy clown reportedly tried to snatch a toddler from the arms of its mother. In Ohio, a student was reportedly chased by a clown with a knife near a school bus stop. So far, a handful of clown-related arrests has taken place, with most clowns charged with disorderly conduct or disturbing the peace or something similar.
Things have gotten so bad, that police departments in some jurisdictions in Texas have reported difficulty handling “real” crimes because they are being inundated by reports of creepy clowns, reports KXAN.
“We have been stepping up our patrols in the area, especially during the time when kids are getting ready for school or getting home from school.”
someone attack this clown pic.twitter.com/mkJOJPA8jR
— chanephew ???? (@ratchetouiIle) October 8, 2016
Texas has become a hotbed of creepy clown activity, with one college student even reporting an attempted clown attack on her school’s campus.
With Halloween fast approaching, and sales of creepy clown costumes jumping 300 percent over last year, law enforcement is very concerned that things will get worse before they get better. Many people have taken to social media to say that they plan on taking the clown-related law into their own hands, even threatening to shoot creepy clowns on sight.
PSA to ppl of color
Police nationwide are being told not to shoot clowns, so WEAR CLOWN MAKEUP
Guilty clowns are safer than innocent POC
— Ｆredy Ｒamirez (@freduscy) October 13, 2016
Crazy isn't it? We pay $20-50 to go to a haunted house and get scared but we see clowns running around for free and we want to shoot them.
— kyle ???????? (@prelawguy94) October 11, 2016
Any and all clowns are shoot on sight in my neighborhood. Halloween should be interesting
— Cookie Puss© (@UrukBye) October 7, 2016
"There's mean clowns. We're supposed to shoot them if they have knives. So if we see one here let's shoot it" -the 2&4 year olds I babysit
— sydney (@Reitzy16) October 16, 2016
With regard to the Oklahoma clown attack, the Mayes County Sheriff’s Office has asked anyone who may have seen anything or who may have any information regarding the incident to call police at 918-825-3535.
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