Marauding Clown Breaks WPIX Reporter’s Face


By Andrew Gauthier Comment

Daily News

Arthur Chien Emmy-winning WPIX reporter Arthur Chi’en suffered extensive facial fractures after being dragged off a Greenwich Village Halloween Parade float by a marauding clown, authorities said.

“He was trying to scale the float and he grabbed my arm,” said the veteran newsman, whose face was shattered in six places when he was pulled off the float as it neared W. 14th St. just after 9 p.m.

“I tried to wave him off, but the railing gave way,” Chi’en told the Daily News on Wednesday night. More…