Youngsters scared of 'killer clowns' turn to Childline
0 Have your say The 'killer clown' craze sweeping the UK has led to a deluge of calls to Childline from youngsters left terrified by the sinister phenomenon sweeping the UK.
In just one week the charity was contacted 120 times by children scared by people dressed up in clown costumes to frighten people.
A quarter of the calls to Childline about clowns came from children under 11, while more than a third came from terrified youngsters between 12 and 15.
The US- born craze has seen cases of clowns chasing children with weapons such as knives or baseball bats, in some instances specifically... read more
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