BOSTON (CBS) – If you’re looking for a clown mask for Halloween, you won’t get it at Target.
You can blame the creepy clown scare that’s been spreading across the nation.READ MORE: Red Line Train Derails At Broadway MBTA Station
“We’ve removed clown masks from our stores and Target.com,” company spokeswoman Kristen Emmons said in an email to WBZ-TV Sunday.READ MORE: Andrea Campbell Seeking Commitments Before Endorsing Mayoral Candidate
Police in several states have been dealing with threats and pranks linked to sightings of people in creepy clown masks.
Dartmouth Police produced a public service announcement video last week discouraging anyone who’s thinking about taking part in the craze.MORE NEWS: Inspired By Mother, NH Teacher Running Virtual Boston Marathon For Stepping Strong Center
The bizarre phenomenon has even forced Ronald McDonald to keep a low profile these days.