MANDEVILLE, LA (WVUE) - Mandeville Police arrested two teenagers for allegedly trying to scare people by wearing a creepy clown mask. Witnesses called police on Wednesday October 12, 2016 around 10 p.m. complaining that a teenager in a Ford Focus was wearing a scary clown mask in the area of Sunset Point on Massena Drive.
The witnesses told police that the passenger in the car excited the vehicle wearing the mask in an attempt to frighten pedestrians.The officers located the vehicle in the area. They say they observed the mask laying on the passenger floorboard of the car. The driver, 18 year old Ryan Bailey of Mandeville, and a passenger, a 16 year old juvenile also of Mandeville, were placed under arrest.
Both suspects were charged with mask wearing prohibited in public places, a misdemeanor offense. They were each issued a summons and released.