July 13, 2022
The resident state trooper’s office in East Granby, Conn. is stepping up patrols after A woman reported being chased on A motorcycle path earlier this week.
Connecticut State Police / Contributed
EAST GRANBY — Police say They’ve stepped up patrols shut to A motorcycle path off Route 20 after A woman reported being chased by A particular person On the path this week.
State police said the East Granby Resident Trooper’s office was alerted Tuesday to a social media submit Regarding the incident. Inside the submit, madverte in a group Fb group, A woman described being chased by an unknown man.
However, state police said they spoke to The woman who said she knew the particular person involved.
State police said The woman informed them the incident occurred round 11 a.m. Monday. Police said The woman Did not contact them “as a Outcome of she Did not Want to provoke A right grievance.”
State police said East Granby officers will conduct “further patrol checks in The world” as a precaution.
In response to an inquiry Regarding the incident, state police provided An inventory of safety ideas that embrace calling 911 Do You’d like to witness something suspicious; sticking with one other particular person and carrying a charged telephone You should use to share your location with a trusted particular person. State police said people Additionally Must assume about carrying particular personal safety whistles or alarms, And will Think about their environment.
As properly as, “bicycle safety cameras Might be utilized to doc anyone behaving in a suspicious method till police arrive,” state police said.
Peter Yankowski is a breaking information reporter for Hearst Connecticut Media. He earlier thanhand reported for the Danbury News-Occasions and, earlier than that, the Ridgefield Press.