Be Afraid, Very Afraid, The Clowns Are Back!

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The BBC reports that social networks have been awash with chatter about “evil clowns” after a number of recent incidents in France. The subject is among the top trending topics on the social platform Reddit. On Saturday, police in Agde arrested 14 teenagers who were dressed as clowns wielding pistols, knives and baseballs bats. In Montpellier, a man in a clown costume was arrested after beating another man with an iron bar. And in Bethune, in the north of France, a 19-year-old was sentenced to a suspended jail term for threatening passers-by while dressed as a clown. Read the full aricle at the BBC

Reminds me of Clockwork Orange!  The BBC says dressing  as clowns  online is an international trend. Earlier this month in the US, there were several reports of scary clowns in California, Florida and New Mexico. Photos of clowns were shared on social media accounts using the name “Wasco Clown”.

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