Creepy clown sighting reported to Fort Worth police, no clowns found

first_imgLinkedin Sierra Tuthill Sierra Tuthill is a junior journalism major and film, television & digital media minor. She is the staff writer for Sierra is the co-captain of the TCU Showgirls and loves country music, diet coke and the TCU Horned Frogs! Twitter printWhile it is not uncommon to see people dressed in costumes during the month of October, Fort Worth police are investigating reports of people dressing up in creepy clown costumes and scaring some residents.People dressed up as scary clowns have been reported by residents in 12 other states including Oregon, Washington, South Carolina and Pennsylvania to name a few. Some cases, such as the one in Pennsylvania, turned violent, which is why police said they are taking every sighting very seriously.Fort Worth police spokesperson Tamara Valle confirmed that one resident reported a clown running up and down a residential street screaming near Interstate-35 West and Western Center, but police didn’t spot a clown when they searched.On Sunday night Kaelen Sherman, a Fort Worth resident, posted on her Facebook about an unsettling run-in with the clowns at the Target located by Ridgmar Mall.Sherman said two men dressed as clowns were walking around the Target parking lot and looking in people’s vehicles.No arrests have been made, and police said they haven’t seen a clown yet in Fort Worth.While this may seem abnormal, “Clown Sightings” is trending on social media. On Facebook alone, 29, 706 people are ‘talking’ about the topic. Fort Worth moms host The Best Friend Bazaar ReddIt + posts Linkedin Sierra Tuthill ReddIt Sierra Tuthill Sierra Tuthill Twitter Who’s your (Frog) Daddy? Previous articleMeals on Wheels slices through hunger, melts heartsNext article“Miss Peregrine’s” too peculiar for its own good Sierra Tuthill RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday Facebook  Valle said that many reports going around are false, but nonetheless the reports are being taken seriously.Check back for more information. Until then, if you see any more suspicious clown activity be sure to report to Fort Worth police at 817-335-4222. Hop your way into spring: a guide to upcoming local beer festivals Sierra Tuthill Facebook Child abuse prevention month aims to raise awareness and create change Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store last_img

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