Reading schools are closed Friday after a woman reported being attacked by a male dressed as a clown. The woman told police the attacker made a threat against students. No arrests have been made in the attack and schools were closed out of concern for of students that walk to school early, according to the Reading Community City School District.
Colerain Township arrested a juvenile in connection with a clown threat in the area late Thursday. Police said the suspect threatened to harm students at Colerain High School on Friday. “This suspect used the current “clown” trend to further terrorize parents and students and has been charged with Making Terrorist Threats and Inducing Panic,” police said in a Facebook post. Both of these charges are felonies. Police did not reveal the name or age of the suspect. READ MORE