'˜Scary clown' with baseball bat leaves teen '˜traumatised' in Bolton-le-Sands

Three girls were chased by a prankster who was dressed as a clown and carrying a baseball bat.

Thursday, 27th October 2016, 11:00 am
Updated Thursday, 27th October 2016, 4:45 pm
The latest clown incident happened near the Holy Trinity Church, Bolton-le-Sands.

The culprit ran towards the girls sounding a horn near the Holy Trinity Church in Bolton-le-Sands and then ran off.

At least one of the girls, who is 13, was said to be traumatised by the incident.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said the incident was reported to them at 6.20pm on Wednesday.

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Anyone who has any information can contact police on 101 quoting incident number 1095 of October 26.

The incident is the latest in a nationwide craze of people dressing up as ‘scary clowns’ to frighten passers by.

Earlier this month Bolton-le-Sands Primary School warned parents to keep an eye on their kids coming to and from school after a 10-year-old boy was chased by somebody wearing a creepy clown outfit.