Clown Hoax: Lexington Woman Accused of Making Up Claims

The 22-year-old made three fake 911 calls, investigators say.

Lexington, SC (WLTX) - Lexington police have arrested a woman who they say made up reports of seeing clowns in the city.

Officers say between September 8 and 11, 22-year-old Ashley Nicole Cross made 3 separate 9-1-1 calls reporting that she'd seen clowns at the Lauren Ridge Apartments at 500 Carlen Avenue. Investigator later determined that the claims were false. 

She's charged with 1 count of unlawful use of 9-1-1 and providing false information to law enforcement. She'd been released on bond. 


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