Woman says she was pulled over, assaulted by man impersonating officer

Currituck County, N.C. – Deputies in Currituck County are investigating after a woman told them she was physically assaulted by a fake cop.

She told deputies she was pulled over Thursday morning on Caratoke Highway in Barco by a man pretending to be a police officer. She said he was in a mid-sized, white vehicle and no make or model was given. She said the vehicle had a blue light on the dash.

Officials are still investigating these allegations. We’ll post more information as it becomes available.