It seems the horrifying trend of clowns haunting small towns is still a thing in 2017.
Over the weekend, it was reported that cops in West Mifflin, PA went patrolling for two men dressed as clowns after they allegedly brandished weapons in front of a group of frightened children.
According to Michael Milkowski, his three children were playing hide and seek in the woods when they came across the creepy clowns. Apparently, Mr. Milkowski decided to call 911 after his three kids came home noticeably shaken by the encounter. We bet!
In fact, the father-of-three even saw the clowns with his own eyes as he investigated the scene after first not believing his kids’ account of what happened. Michael explained to KDKA:
“My kid [Dylan] came running in the house screaming that there were two guys chasing him… I said to my kids ├óΓé¼╦£are you lying or something’ and they were like ├óΓé¼╦£no we’re being really serious.’ I looked over and they showed me where they were and there’s two guys running up a hillside.”
So scary! He continued:
“I just said ├óΓé¼╦£hey what are you doing over here’ and they just kept running and everything. They had clown outfits on. They had clown masks. They had pipes and they had shotguns.”
*shudders* There are some creeps out there, folks! Sadly, even after the police searched the area for two hours, there was no sign of the men.
Despite being shaken up by the whole ordeal, the children eventually made their way back outside and began playing again. Those kids are far braver than we are! Fingers crossed they catch those clowns sometime in the near future.