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Clown Sightings Not A Real Issue Locally Says Law Enforcement

October 24th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Hysteria over creepy clown sightings has been rising to fever pitch across the country since August and shows no signs of stopping- however it is not a real issue locally according to law enforcement.  In some communities people are now, variously, being arrested with fright-wigs, red noses and weapons, filmed clinging to the back of a moving bus, perpetrating hoaxes, causing school lockdowns and scaring people.  Captain Greg Leake, Cumberland Police operations supervisor, tells WCBC News that despite rampant rumors on social media sites and elsewhere of local clown sightings- there have only been a few isolated incidents in Cumberland and Allegany County…


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