Children scared of 'killer clowns' are making extra calls to Childline
CHILDLINE has said it is concerned about the affect of 'killer clowns' on children after receiving extra calls to its helpline.
Sightings have also been reported in Scunthorpe about the clowns.
The NSPCC has received has received 100 extra calls to Childline with frightened children contacting them about harassment from creepy clowns, with a quarter of those calls from children under the age of 11.
Volunteers with the charity have been offering counselling sessions to children over the telephone.
Children have also been targeted online, the NSPCC said, and in one instance a 13-year-old girl... read more
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