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Clown’s actions toward Busch Gardens visitor not assault (access required)

Where a clown at a Halloween event at Busch Gardens allegedly approached the plaintiff from behind, whispered something in her ear and then yelled out and startled her, that conduct did not support a claim for assault because it did not constitute an actual threat, harmful or offensive contact or apprehension of an immediate battery. Background This ...