Clown arrested for sleeping in stranger's bedroom

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

MARLBORO, Vermont -- A teenager was spooked on Sunday, but it was not part of any Halloween fun.

At 3:30 a.m., Vermont State Police responded to a 911 call from the teen, who reported an unknown man in his home.

Police found Sean Barber, 43, intoxicated and sleeping in an upstairs bedroom inside the occupied residence. He was dressed as a clown.

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Police said Barber was found to be in possession of cocaine during his arrest. Barber was ordered held until sober at Southern State Correctional Facility.

He now faces charges of unlawful trespass and possession of cocaine charges.