Creepy Clowns Hiding In The Woods Are Slowly Becoming A Widespread Problem

By: Eric Donnelly

Nobody likes clowns, but if you especially hate them I suggest you stop reading this right now.

According to Mashable, “Creepy clown sightings have spread across two states in the United States…the clowns, first sighted in August, appear to have extended their operational area from South to North Carolina with three new sightings reported to police.”

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Apparently multiple children have seen the clowns who have tried to lure them into the woods using money or candy. The freaks were wearing full blown clown gear all the way down to painting their faces as well — very reminiscent of Twisty from American Horror Story!

Although it started in Greenville, SC, it is slowly spreading. “‘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 at a news conference. ‘This is something that we’re taking very seriously, especially because of the allegations of people dressed in clown outfits trying to lure children into the woods.'”

Here’s a map of all the clown sightings so far:

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