Creepy clowns craze hits Leamington
POLICE are warning of the “distress and fear” creepy clown pranks can cause as the craze from America sweeps Warwickshire.
It follows reports of sightings in Leamington – near the Hope and Anchor pub on Hill Street and also in Whitnash and on Warwick Gates.
The craze see people put on clown masks, or in some cases whole outfits, to try and scare unwitting members of the public.
Supt David Gardner of Warwickshire Police said: “We have received reports from members of the public who have seen or been approached by people dressed up as clowns. We believe this is linked to a wider trend across... read more
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