The residents of Fleetwood Manor Apartments in Greenville, South Carolina, have a clown problem. At first no one believed the kids that were reporting the mysterious clown in the woods. “I thought my child was seeing things,” Donna Arnold told WHNS-TV said. “And then the next day I had about 30 kids come up to me and say, ‘Did you see the clown in the woods?”
Last week, the residents received a letter from the apartment complex encouraging them to abide by the apartment’s 10 p.m. curfew, and not to let their children walk alone at night.
To The Residents of Fleetwood Manor:
There has [sic] been several conversation [sic] and a lot of complaints to the office regarding a clown or a person dressed in clown clothing taking children or trying to lure children in the woods. First and foremost at Fleetwood Manor Apartments childrens [sic] safety is a top priority. At no time should a child be alone at night, or walking in the roads or wooded areas at night. Also if a person or persons are seen you are to immediately call the police. Greenville County Police Department is aware of the situation and have been riding [sic] the property daily. Remember there is a 10pm curfew for the property so to ensure your childrens [sic] safety please keep them in the house during night hours and make sure at ALL times children are supervised. Anymore information that becomes regarding this issue will be sent out to all residents.
If you see “a suspicious character, dressed in circus clown attire and white face paint, enticing kids to follow him/ her into the woods” please contact the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office.