Someone’s spray painting ‘clown’ on buildings

Someone’s spray painting ‘clown’ on buildings


THAT’S WHY POLICE ARE ASKING FOR
HELP TOIGHT. THESE PHOTOS SHOW JUST A FEW
EXAMPLES OF THE CLOWN TAGGERS
VANDALISM IN WEST ALLIS AND
MILWAUKEE SINCE JUNE. WHOEVER IT IS HAS DEFACED
BRIDGES, PASSES, AND HAND RAILS
WITH THE WORD CLOWN TIME AND
TIME AGAIN,
HAVE YOU FIGURED OUT THE MEANING
BEHIND THIS?>>I GUESS I WOULDN’T SPECULATE
ON WHAT THE MEANING IS. IT MAY BE SOMETHING AS BENIGN AS
THE PERSON GOES BY THAT
NICKNAME
IT MAY BE SOME SORT OF GROUP
THAT THE PERSON ASSOCIATES WITH.>>THE CLOWN TAGGER WROTE CLOWN
THREE TIMES ON MILWAUKEE’S
JACKSON PARK PAVILLION THIS
SUMMER. AND HAS STRUCK ALONG THE HANK
AARON TRAIL AND THE 76TH STREET
CORRIDOR. POLICE SAY IT’S COSTLY TO REPAIR
THE DAMAGE. SO NOW THEY’RE ASKING FOR
PUBLIC’S HEALTH — HELP.>>TO SEE OF THEY MAY RECOGNIZE
THE SCRIPT. AND THE WRITING OF THE CLOWN
THAT WE’VE SHOWN ON OUR FACEBOOK
PAGE.>>AND POLICE BELIEVE IT’S THE
WORK OF ONE PERSON.>>TYPICALLY WHEN AND INDIVIDUAL
DOES GRAFFITI IN THIS MANOR. THEY NOT ONLY DO IT ON WITH
SPRAY PAINT AND MARKERS OUT IN
PUBLIC. BUT THEY MAY ACTUALLY USE IT ON
THEIR NOTEBOOKS OR MORE OF A
PRIVATE SETTING.>>POLICE DON’T BELIEVE IT’S
CONNECTED TO A GROUP.>>WE DON’T BELIEVE IT’S
ASSOCIATED WITH ANY SORT OF
CRIMINAL STREET GANG. THERE ISN’T A CORRESPONDING
INCREASE IN CRIME. ADRIENNE: CAN YOU STILL SEE ANY
OF THE GRAFFITI?>>N

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