Hatchet-wielding clown arrested after scaring gas station customers


UNION COUNTY, NC (WCNC) A hatchet-wielding clown is facing charges after entering a North Carolina gas station and frightening several customers.

Tony Underwood of the Union County Sheriff’s office says 20-year old Travis Pressley was found near the Indian Trail Wilco/Hess station with marijuana and the hatchet in his backpack.

“Dressing as a clown in and of itself is not illegal,” Underwood said. “However, if you’re doing something that is illegal while dressed as a clown we’re going to take action.”

Investigators say Pressley told them he was only trying to scare his friends.

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