Creepy clown craze hits Cheshire
It may be another three weeks until Halloween, but it seems some people are dressing up for the ghoulish celebration a little early.
A bizarre craze of pranksters donning clown costumes to scare people has made its way across the Atlantic and reached this neck of the woods.
Cheshire police have confirmed that they have received reports from concerned members of the public.
The force has slammed the creepy phenomenon, which it says is 'completely unacceptable' and could constitute a criminal offence in a statement released on its social media channels.
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