Clown apparently stalking Chesterfield's streets

Social media is abuzz with reports of a clown stalking Chesterfield's streets.

Friday, 3rd June 2016, 10:51 am
Updated Friday, 3rd June 2016, 12:58 pm
The picture posted on the Spotted in Chesterfield Facebook group.

The Spotted in Chesterfield Facebook group has published a picture of a clown walking down a road - apparently in Brimington.

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The post states: "Remember to keep your doors and windows locked and don't answer the door unless you're expecting someone."

Derbyshire police said it has not received any reports of an intimidating clown in the area over the past week. However, anyone who sees anything suspicious or feels threatened should call officers on 101.

The post has been shared 4,000 times on Facebook - with a number of people living in Chesterfield in Virginia, USA, thinking the clown is prowling their area.