Creepy Clown Craze Spreads
The craze has been sweeping the USA and is now spreading abroad with Cheshire Police confirming a 'very small number' of incidents in the county.
A spokesman for Cheshire Police warned jokers that scaring vulnerable people could be classed as a criminal offence.
He said: "We are aware of the current trend in America of people dressing up as clowns which has reached the UK and received some publicity in the media.
"We have received a very small number of reports relating to this phenomenon here in Cheashire and we are also aware of rumour circulating on social media.
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