In this time of scary clown cameos, it had all the looks of a clown prank gone wrong.
Wearing a snarling mask with red hair, Sadiq Mohammad leaped out of a bush to frighten a man on a Stockton street.
Mohammad, 20, who runs the popular Instagram account Hoodclips and manages video submissions for his 6.8 million followers, then appears to get pistol-whipped in a video of the encounter.
“You really gonna do that ... in Stockton? That … is dumb. That … is played out,” the prank’s target says in the video before smacking Mohammad on the head with what looks like a handgun.
Mohammad did not report the incident to...