At­tempted at­tack re­ported on Cartersville trail

The Covington News - - THE WIRE -

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Bar­tow County sher­iff’s officials are in­ves­ti­gat­ing an at­tempted at­tack on a state park trail in Cartersville.

Sher­iff’s officials said in a state­ment that a 19-yearold woman was bik­ing the Iron Moun­tain Trail Tues­day morn­ing when she no­ticed a yel­low square ob­ject atop a tree stump and saw a man ly­ing near it.

The woman told in­ves­ti­ga­tors she heard what sounded like a Taser be­ing de­ployed and wires shot to­ward her hel­met didn’t stick. In­ves­ti­ga­tors say the woman fled and asked oth­ers on the trail for help.

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