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Clowns attack woman, write 'clown posse' on her face, deputies say


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

Deputies in Mayes County said the woman stopped on 500 Road near Pryor about 10 p.m. Saturday because she saw a woman in her 30s waving her down.

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She said two men dressed as clowns then came out of a maroon Dodge Caravan and reportedly dragged her out of her car.

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

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The woman was treated and released at the scene.

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

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They said they have identified two people of interest in the incident.

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


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