Rash Of Scary Clown Sightings Has People On Edge

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Scary clowns are seen in more than ten states in recent weeks. The photo shows clown masks displayed at the Fantasy Costumes HDQ. store on Oct. 17, 2003 in Chicago, Illinois. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

People in more than 10 states have reported seeing scary clowns in recent weeks. Some communities have closed schools, but some clown sightings have turned out to be hoaxes.

USA Today reporter Ashley May has been following the growing trend, and joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young to discuss what’s happening.


Ashley May, Nation Now multiplatform reporter for USA Today. She tweets @AshleyMaytweets.

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