Police reassure 10 year old spooked by someone wearing a clown mask in a park
The Killer clown craze has sparked a number of calls to Leicestershire police over the past few days.
One incident involved a 10 year old boy who was spooked by someone sitting on swing in a park wearing a clown mask.
According to the police the youngster said he was walking home from school on Monday when he saw the person "some way" off.
He was so spooked he ran all the way home.
A Leicestershire police spokeswoman said: "Police received a report of a person sitting on a swing in Radford Park on Moor Road, Barwell wearing a clown mask.
"The person did not engage with... read more
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