A recent spike in clown sightings across the country has prompted fears that a menacing trend is on the rise.
Terrified residents have reported being terrorized by people dressed up in the costumes in more than ten states since August.
Among them was one woman who claimed to have been assaulted and worrying accounts of children being lured towards woods by the disguised figures.
In South Carolina, police have issued a stark warning to whoever is frightening the community.
‘It’s illegal. It’s dangerous. It’s inappropriate, and it’s creating community concern so it needs to stop,’ Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller said last month. (Click to Article)