Remember the recent clown sightings reported in South Carolina and the reports of children being lured into the woods by them? Now it appears that these creepy clowns are spreading to other states as a new report is indicating that Winston-Salem police say someone in a clown costume tried to lure kids into the woods Sunday night.

The incident happened in the 1200 block of East 29th Street off Hwy. 52 about 8:30 p.m. The “clown” was described as wearing white overalls, white gloves, red shoes with red bushy hair, a white face and a red nose. The suspect allegedly tried to lure the kids with treats. The suspect was reportedly seen by two children and heard, but not seen, by one adult. The suspect fled the area when officers arrived. READ MORE