Germany vows 'zero tolerance' for scary Halloween pranksters as 'creepy clowns' trend arrives from the US.
Berlin, Rostock, Greifswald and Wesel: The creepy clowns trend from the US has arrived in Germany, and it's more than just a few isolated cases. Police have called the pranksters "idiots' and 'criminals."
Two teenagers were attacked in northern Germany by men disguised as scary clowns. The phenomenon of "creepy clowns" has spread across the country after first sightings in western Germany.
After weeks of sightings in the US, the first 'creepy clown' in Germany has been reported in a western town. The trend of dressing up as a so-called 'horror clown' has caught on in several neighboring European countries.
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