Tulsa police investigating after man walking his dog was allegedly assaulted by clown

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TULSA, Okla. – Police are investigating after a man claimed he was attacked by a clown while walking his dog.

The man told police he was walking his dog in a park in south Tulsa early Thursday when a person dressed as a clown attacked him, police told the Tulsa World.

The alleged victim told police that he punched the clown, causing him to run away.

Police searched for the clown, but were unable to locate the suspect.

The victim had cuts and bruises on his face and hands, FOX 23 reports.

The suspect is described as having orange hair, a “painted clown face and wearing clown clothing.”