Man in clown mask charged after scaring drivers

Jonathan Kline (submitted)
Jonathan Kline (submitted)

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) – State police say a Palmyra man wearing a clown mask faces disorderly conduct charges after he jumped in front of a car Wednesday night, apparently trying to scare motorists.

Police say Jonathan Kline was wearing this mask when he chased and screamed at motorists
Police say Jonathan Kline was wearing this mask when he chased and screamed at motorists Wednesday night in East Hanover Township.

According to state news release, 34-year-old Jonathan Kline was in the vicinity of Pheasant Road and Sand Beach Road in East Hanover Township around 11 p.m. Wednesday when he jumped in front of a car.

Police said Kline would then chase and scream at other motorists who slowed down or stopped.

Police said when they questioned Kline about the incident, he said it was a joke.

Jonathan Kline (submitted)
Jonathan Kline (submitted)

“Clown mask or not, obviously jumping out in traffic is going to be a scary situation for the driver,” Trooper Robert Hicks said.

No injuries were reported.

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