Creepy clown frightening Staten Islanders - New York News

Creepy clown frightening Staten Islanders

Posted: Updated: Apr 01, 2014 09:33 AM
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - A clown was scaring the daylight out of people on Staten Island.

The creepy looking clown had popped up at random, public places including train stops in Grasmere and Richmond Valley.

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Photos of the clown made it to Instagram and the hashtag #SIclown is even got the attention of Congressman Michael Grimm.

He Tweeted: "Pls report all #siclown sightings 2 Councilman @VincentIgnizio's office." Rumor was he was organizing a Creeper-Clown Taskforce.

The mysterious clown was spotted waving and holding balloons and wearing a trademark red nose, sometimes in the middle of the night. In one photo, the clown is lurking behind a tree.

"It's so not funny. This is a very quiet area. To know that this clown could pop up anywhere, that type of clown is associated with murder and Steven King's 'It,' a resident told Fox 5 News.

CREEPY CLOWN REVEALED

The incidents were staged by the Staten Island film company Fuzz on the Lens Productions as part of a marketing ploy. The photos were also reportedly posted by a group of friends with a connection to the company.

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