Whatever, the recent spate of hysteria started in South Carolina.
Police say they are doing extra patrols in a Winston-Salem neighborhood after two children reported seeing a clown trying to lure kids into the woods with treats.
About four hours later, a caller who refused to give a name reported another sighting about two miles away. Police say again they found no evidence of a clown.
More unverified scary clown sightings in northern South Carolina have been in the news recently.
In the Greenville area, multiple law-enforcement agencies are investigating a rash of incidents involving clown sightings at apartment complexes and other areas of Greenville and Spartanburg counties. (Read more from “It Spreads: Invasion of the Scary Killer Clowns” HERE)