Clown Intentionally Runs Over Cyclist in Santa Cruz

Jeremy Anecito. Photo: Santa Cruz Police Department

According to the, Jeremy Anecito, 28, clad in a rubber clown mask, apparently swerved across a road in Santa Cruz, California last week while purposely trying to hit a cyclist. Investigators said he was seeking revenge on the biker, but had the wrong person.

The cyclist, a 39-year-old from the Santa Cruz area, was airlifted to a hospital in the Bay Area and is currently recovering.

Anecito’s car and mask were found at a hotel and he was arrested inside on suspicion of attempted murder.

The victim’s bike. Photo: Santa Cruz Police Department