Residents in Greenville County, South Carolina are concerned for their safety after a note about a clown trying to "lure children into the woods" was posted on their doors.


The posted letter reads:

To The Residents of Fleetwood Manor

There has been several conversation 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 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 the property daily. Remember there is a 10pm curfew for the property so to ensure your childrens 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.

Thank you,
Property Manager

One resident, Donna Arnold, called the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office after her son and others saw clowns behind the basketball court. “I thought my child was seeing things,” Arnold told FOX 8. “And then the next day I had about 30 kids come up to me and say, ‘Did you see the clown in the woods?”

Read more at FOX 8.