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Police issue warning to pupils as reports continue of sinister clowns stalking kids

Police issue warning to pupils as reports continue of sinister clowns stalking kids

Police in the UK have warned to pupils at a Kent school to go straight home and not to loiter as reports continue of sinister clowns stalking the kids.

Kent Police have issued the caution after a number of "suspicious incidents" in Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells.

Terrified school children have even been chased on their way home by people wearing clown or Halloween masks deliberately trying to scare them.

Last week the Mirror Online reported on clowns who were targeting pupils at Hillview School for Girls, in Tonbridge, Kent.

Since then, there have been reports of people wearing clown masks being spotted in a van on St John's Road in Tunbridge Wells on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Schools in the town issued their own advice after a boy was approached by two men in a van on Wednesday morning.

Luckily he ran away and told his school what had happened.

Last week head teacher Elaine Buchanan sent an email to parents warning them about the incidents, which happened earlier in the month.

She said some of her students had been approached on separate occasions by two people wearing black outfits and white clown masks.

Officers will also be going to schools in the area as part of their enquiries to a number of reports in the last couple of weeks which involve people travelling in vans and approaching pupils.