Man stabbed by attacker dressed as a clown
Published 14/10/2016 | 12:57
A man was stabbed in the shoulder by an attacker dressed as a clown, according to police.
The attack in Sweden comes as a wave of hysteria floods the world about creepy clown sightings and attacks.
In the centre of the Scandinavian country on Wednesday two people in clown costumes threatened to kill a woman.
“She was extremely frightened,” a police spokesperson told the Aftonbladet newspaper, adding that there was “nothing funny” about the spreading craze.
Recently students and teachers in a Dublin school were left terrified after a group of people dressed as clowns entered the grounds with what looked like a weapon.
Staff at Newpark School in Blackrock called gardaí when three members of a Halloween promotion company showed up with a prop that onlookers say looked "identical" to a chainsaw.