Creepy clowns are popping up across the country

People have claimed to see creepy clowns across the country.

In August, clowns first appeared in Greenville, SC attempting to lure children into woods.

Since then, at least ten states have claimed to have spotted these terrifying clowns.

The clowns have been seen near schools and on street corners and in some cases were reportedly holding weapons.

A car full of allegedly armed clowns was spotted driving through a university in Pennsylvania.

In many states, authorities haven't been able to locate any clowns.

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It's unclear if this clown epidemic is a joke or advertising for a horror film.

But one thing that's for sure is residents across the country don't find the clowns funny.

Watch more as creepy clowns are scaring residents in Florida:

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