Mysterious Northampton Clown pictures draw a mixed response on Facebook page

A Facebook page dedicated to the mysterious clown that has been pictured around Northampton has drawn a mixed response to his antics.

The social media page includes a gallery of the pictures sent featuring the creepy character who first emerged on Friday 13 September, and has provoked some strong responses from those viewing the page.

Some through have left messages having taken the pictures in good humour, although others have claimed that the photos have scared children in the local community, while others are looking for police to investigate.

It is not clear whether the page has been created by the Clown himself, although the posts on the ‘Spot Northampton’s Clown’ page have been written in the first person.

The identity of the clown is still a mystery, although local media is understood to be attempting to identify the figure.

At the time of writing the page 21,642 likes, featuring four images of the clown, and one of actor Tim Curry dressed a Pennyworth the clown from the film version of Stephen King’s IT.

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