TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A deadly new crime sweeping the country is back.
It's commonly known as "The Knockout Game." According to Topeka Capitol Police, the object is to walk up on an unsuspecting person and punch them in the head, attempting to knock them out.
The suspects then will often post a video of the attack on social media sites to gain fame.
Some victims have been seriously injured and at least one person from St. Louis has died as a result of the attack.
Most of the people doing this are in their late teens or early 20's, authorities say.
While their have been no reported cases here in Kansas, the Highway Patrol is offering these tips to help you avoid becoming a victim.