BERKELEY (KRON) — A concerned Bay Area student called police to inform them of the “creepy clown” threats that have been targeting schools, according to police.
On Tuesday around 9:05 p.m., Berkeley police dispatch received a call from the student who was worried about the clown threats.
Berkeley police called back to learn that the student was simply notifying them of the overall clown threat issue not only in the Bay Area but across the country. Berkeley was not specifically being threatened.
Threats from “Creepy clown” social media accounts have been targeting Bay Area schools in the last week. Creepy clown sighting, encounters and threats have also been widespread across the nation in the last month.