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‘Marijuana sasquatch’ spotted during Massachusetts snowstorm

Feb 12, 2017, 5:10 AM

One of the challenges of live television is dealing with the unexpected.

That was the case for one television reporter for WWLP 22News in Springfield, Mass., Jennifer Pagliei, who, while reporting a snowstorm Thursday, saw a Sasquatch.

The bigfoot-like creature appeared on the screen as a news camera panned across the snowy scene. It was a costume, of course, but nonetheless surprising. The crew spotted the prankster during a shoot on a Springfield intersection colloquially referred to as “The X.”

WWLP’s website stated that the Sasquatch was covered in marijuana leaves, only adding to the already-wacky incident in the south-central Massachusetts city.

 

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‘Marijuana sasquatch’ spotted during Massachusetts snowstorm