WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Police in North Carolina say someone in a clown costume tried to lure kids into the woods Sunday night.
The "clown" was described as wearing white overalls, white gloves, red shoes with red bushy hair, a white face and a red nose.
The suspect allegedly tried to lure the kids with treats, and was reportedly seen by two children and heard -- but not seen -- by one adult. The suspect fled the area when officers arrived.
A second clown sighting happened just after midnight, two miles from the first sighting. Officers attempted to locate the subject but were unsuccessful.
Both spots where clowns were reported are in very residential areas near parks/woods. Similar incidents have occurred in South Carolina.