"Creepy clown" approached small child outside sports centre
A SMALL child has been left "extremely distressed" after being approached by clown brandishing what they believed to be an axe.
The Workington incident follows a series of similar reports involving so-called "creepy clowns" across the UK.
The craze now appears to have reached Cumbria, with police in the county appealing for witnesses to yesterday's incident.
A spokesman said the person in the clown mask approached a small child outside the sports centre on the Cloffocks with the intention of causing them fear. It was initially believed they were carrying an axe but... read more
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