ATHENS – A woman was transported to the hospital after showing up on a stranger’s doorstep screaming for help.
According to the Athens Sheriff’s department, on Thursday morning around 2 am in the area of 6900 St. Route 56 in Athens a woman came pounding on a door screaming for help. The homeowner called 911 immediately and reported an unknown woman appeared on their porch screaming that someone was after her. Deputies spoke to the woman and were told that she was running from a shadowy figure she believed was going to kill her, although she was not able to identify who or what it was. She denied any drug use and no evidence of any drug possession/paraphernalia or
criminal act was present at that time.
She was transported to O’Bleness Hospital for a medical and mental health evaluation.
No evidence of any dangerous shadowy figure was found.