Readers slam ‘killer clown craze’ in South Tyneside
Readers have been outraged after an autistic youngster was targeted by a ‘killer clown’.
The 11-year-old and his mother were confronted by someone dressed as a clown on Wednesday evening in the Horsley Hill area of South Shields.
The mother, who does not want to be named, says her son now refuses to leave the house and has been left so traumatised he is now unable to go upstairs on his own.
The schoolboy was being taken to a youth group meeting at around 7pm when someone dressed as a clown jumped out at the pair as they walked through an alleyway near Lincoln Road, South Shields.
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