Police urge calm to avoid fuelling 'killer clown' craze
Police are appealing for calm in the community as the craze of ‘killer clowns’ tormenting neighbourhoods sweeps through Greater Manchester.
GMP has received ‘a number of reports’ of people dressed as clowns ‘causing fear and making threats’ in the region over the weekend.
In one incident, a man driving in Cheetham Hill reported seeing two teenagers, wearing black and white clown masks and boiler suits, who stared at him without speaking a word on Sunday evening.
There have also been reports of pranksters reducing children to tears as they walked to school in Bury.
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