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Morning Read: Local parents fear clown pranks and have called LA schools, which have not reported any incidents

LA School Report | October 7, 2016

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Clown hoax brings warnings from authorities
The national craze of clowns scaring school-aged children has caused concern for local parents. LA Unified School Police Chief Steven Zipperman said that several district schools “have fielded calls from concerned parents regarding social media reports of individuals with a clown persona committing potential acts of violence.” There is even a Twitter handle, @ClownsSightings, dedicated to posting about various clown sighting across the U.S. LA Unified has not reported any. By Amber Marron, LA Canyon News

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