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A Wisconsin couple thought it’d be a good idea to roam around their neighborhood and scare people while dressed up as clowns but allegedly left someone very important at home — their 4-year-old child.

A 29-year-old man and a 26-year-old women were taking part in the clown prank in the city of Menasha, according to authorities, Fox 6 Now reported.

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Menasha police found the suspects involved after getting a report about the suspects dressed as clowns on Oct. 7, the station reported.

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The couple was later arrested and faces child neglect charges. According to Fox 6 Now, the woman is at Winnebago County Jail on probation hold.

A 20-year-old man who also took part in the prank was not charged. The child was taken by the Department of Human Services.

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