NORTHAMPTON, England - It’s a coulrophobic’s (a fear of clowns) worst nightmare. A clown in Northampton, England is scaring the living “hell” out of residents in a sleepy English community.
According to The Telegraph.co.uk the clown has been spotted in numerous locations dressing in full attire, make-up, and a frizzy red wig while waving at residents.
Not only has the clown taken to the streets but he has jumped on Facebook to detail his adventures. His Facebook page called “Spot Northampton’s Clown” has gained over 70,000 followers since his first appearance on Friday, September 13 th.
The Telegraph reports some have threatened to attack the clown if they ever see him in the east midlands town while others are scared to death of running into him.
“Too much hate not enough love," the clown wrote on the Facebook page. "No, I don't have a knife on me!, That's just stupid rumors spread by stupid people. I'm also 'not' on Twitter as it confuses the heck out of me. However, I might go for a jog around that pond in Abington Park later as I'm really unfit... See you around! Beep Beep! “
The post was the most recent on his Facebook page as of September 17 at noon. It shows he has good intentions. However, some aren’t taking any chances.
According to The Telegraph, Northampton Police confirmed they had received numerous calls about the clown staring at them and just waving.
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