Police in Carlisle are searching for a clown who scared a man.
The incident, according to cumberlink.com, occurred around 11 p.m. Thursday when the clown confronted the victim in an alley in the first block of East Hanover Street.
The clown never touched the man or spoke, but the victim fled when the clown lurched toward him, police said.
They described the suspect as 5 feet 11 inches tall wearing a clown mask with red or yellow hair and a green or black shirt with camouflage triangles on it.
The Carlisle incident is among series of reports – many of them false – across the country involving threats from scary clowns.