Lincolnshire Police issue warning to would-be clowns

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Police have urged residents to report any clowning around.

Several incidents of people dressed as clowns approaching members of the public have been reported in Lincolnshire.

A police spokesman said: “We are getting reports from members of the public who are being approached by clowns as part of the craze that is sweeping across the East Midlands at this time.

“Please make any potential would be clowns aware that Lincolnshire Police will take any reports of anti-social behaviour seriously especially where occurrences intimidate, harass or frighten members of the public.”

Call 101.