Although many of these reported disturbing clown sightings and threats were relatively harmless or even hoaxes, many of them have created havoc and are creating mass hysteria among the youth and their parents.
In light of these increasingly troubling incidents which have entered the So Cal area in early October, Tammy Khan, Public Information Officer of Torrance Unified School District have just announced that their school district will not allow anyone (students, teachers, staff, parents, anyone) who is wearing a clown costume in any TUSD school site .
Creepy Clowns at San Pedro Elementary School
Clown Sightings in SoCal Prompt Warnings From Local Law Enforcement
Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons, by Kelly