Man with clown makeup on face carrying hatchet arrested, police say

An Indian Trail, North Carolina, man was arrested Sunday after police said he was seen at a convenience store with his face painted as a clown and carrying a backpack.

Union County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a convenience store on for a suspicious person at 5:45 p.m.

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The man was described wearing dark clothing, wearing a toboggan and had clown paint on his face.

When deputies arrived, the man was gone. They were able to locate Travis Pressley, 20, who matched the description, nearby.

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Deputies said Pressley was carrying a backpack with a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a hatchet.

Pressley was arrested for second-degree trespassing, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

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