There is a current tsunami of creepy clown sightings. Indeed, the phenomenon is sweeping not only the U.S. but countries from Canada to the U.K. And while there’s no doubt that some of the clowns are nothing more than pranksters and hoaxers, others are much more sinister. The genuinely scary ones, for instance, include clowns with weapons and those using a handy disguise to commit felonies. In fact, things have gotten so bad that genuine clowns are finding that their professional bookings have fallen off a cliff.
That’s understandable, though, as what could be scarier than a creepy clown? Well, how about a creepy teenage clown with a gun? In fact, Phoenix police arrested two 17-year-olds for allegedly robbing a Taco Bell and a Domino’s at gunpoint while disguised with clown masks. They were caught on camera too, so the armed duo obviously weren’t the brightest of big-tent performers.