Clown sighting reported in Carlisle

CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) – Carlisle police say they have their first reported clown sighting in the area after a rash of reported sightings across the nation.

A caller reported someone was wearing a clown mask on the first block of Liberty Avenue around 8 p.m. Thursday, police said.

The caller had no interaction or conversation with the person in the mask, but he did stumble and scrape his hip while trying to get back into his home.

EMS examined him at the scene.

Police said there’s no indication the incident is related to others reported in other parts of the country.

They encourage residents to report suspicious people, but they say standard everyday vigilance is the best course of action.

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