REPORT: Police impersonator pulls over woman, chases her on foot

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Clay County authorities are investigating the report of a gun-toting police impersonator who pulled over a woman on a Clay County road, then chased her through a wooded area.

The Clay County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call around 10:43 a.m. on Tuesday from a motorist at the intersection of state roads 246 and 159. There, the motorist told police they located a female who told them she was being chased by a male who was carrying a gun and claiming to be a police officer.

The victim told county deputies she was traveling west on County Road 850 South when she noticed a black sport-utility vehicle behind her displaying flashing lights. She pulled over to the side of the road and a male exited the SUV.

The female told police that there was a brief confrontation with the male and she was able to get away.

She then ran through the woods to 246 where she was able to flag down a passing motorist for help.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the CCSO at 812-446-2535.

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  • I wonder what tipped her off that this guy WASN'T a police officer?

    -- Posted by TheRider on Wed, Mar 2, 2016, at 11:20 AM
  • I also wonder why in the world she got out of the car.

    -- Posted by HarleyGirl11 on Wed, Mar 2, 2016, at 2:34 PM
  • HarleyGirl11 - he may have told her to step out of the car and that he wanted to give her field sobriety tests.

    -- Posted by indianamama on Fri, Mar 4, 2016, at 3:25 PM
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