'Killer clown' craze is no laughing matter as Walsall woman flees masked man
The craze for dressing as clowns to frighten people has spread across the UK sparking a police warning about the so-called ‘killer clown’ pranksters.
Arguably, the craze pays homage to one of the most well-known scary clowns of all time, Stephen King’s Pennywise, his malevolent clown character in the novel, It.
The terrifying trend seems to have emerged in America, where a number of arrests have been made in South Carolina as clowns were spotted allegedly trying to lure children into the woods.
Across the West Midlands too, it seems that copy-cat clowns are emerging, with dozens of... read more
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