A Creepy Clown Is Terrorizing South Carolina; Luring Children into Woods


Greenville County, South Carolina, sure seems a lot like the fictional Derry, Maine, at the moment, as residents of an apartment complex in the county are currently being terrorized by a creepy clown who’s prowling around in the woods and preying on children. Seriously. This isn’t a movie. This is real life.

As reported by KTLA 5, several children and even a few adults in the area have spotted the clown in the woods, and things have gotten so strange that the police have been called and the complex’s manager has urged parents to keep a close eye on their kids. Allegedly, the clown is attempting to lure children into the woods.

One mother, who lives in Greenville County’s Fleetwood Manor Apartments, initially couldn’t even believe her son when he told her that he and his friends had seen the clown lurking in the woods.

I thought my child was seeing things,” said Donna Arnold, “and then the next day I had about 30 kids come up to me and say, ‘Did you see the clown in the woods?’

The complex’s manager posted the following notice on the doors of all residents.

“There has [sic] been several conversation [sic] and a lot of complaints to the office regarding a clown or a person dressed in clown clothing taking children or trying to lure children in the woods. First and foremost at Fleetwood Manor Apartments childrens [sic] safety is a top priority. At no time should a child be alone at night, or walking in the roads or wooded areas at night. Also if a person or persons are seen you are to immediately call the police. Greenville County Police Department is aware of the situation and have been riding [sic] the property daily. Remember there is a 10pm curfew for the property so to ensure your childrens [sic] safety please keep them in the house during night hours and make sure at ALL times children are supervised.”

Hundreds of children live in the community, but there have thankfully been no serious incidents.

Twisty the Clown



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