Wis. police: Parents left child alone to pull clown stunt

A Wisconsin couple left their 4-year-old child alone for several hours while they pulled a creepy clown stunt, police said.

According to a Facebook post, Menasha police officers received reports of people in clown masks chasing vehicles. When they investigated, they found two men dressed as clowns and a woman who had been driving the men around the area.

During their investigation, police found one of the men and the woman, ages 29 and 26 respectively, had left their child alone while they were performing their prank.


The child was placed under the care of the state Department of Human Services and the parents were charged with child neglect. The woman was also held on a probation hold.

The other man was not charged.

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