Grand Jury Indicts Clown On Sex Charges
Posted August 25, 2004 1:35 a.m. EDT
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A grand jury indicted a circus clown on charges he sexually exploited minors.
Fayetteville police arrested Thomas Riccio in May. He lives in Florida, but performs with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus.
Investigators say they found images of young girls performing sex acts on his computer. Riccio faces 10 counts.