HOLLIS, Maine (AP) — A man accused of drunkenly strolling down a Maine street in a clown mask with a machete taped to his amputated arm has been arrested.
Maine State Police told WCSH-TV that 31-year-old Corey Berry of Hollis was arrested Tuesday and charged with criminal threatening. He was released after posting $200 bail.
Police say Berry was first spotted in Hollis, prompting multiple 911 calls, but then fled into the woods. He was taken into custody after re-emerging in Waterboro.
Berry was intoxicated but cooperative, police said. He told officers that he was copying previous clown sightings as a prank.
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