Topeka girl reports being chased by clown with knife

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka police responded to a report Tuesday morning of a girl being chased by someone dressed as a clown with a knife.

The incident took place in the 2400 block of Southeast Colonial Drive while a group of kids was waiting at a bus stop.

The mom of the 13-year-old girl said the clown was gone by the time she and police arrived.

This incident takes place just one day after a school aged student called Topeka police to report someone dressed as a clown was following them. One was spotted Monday morning on the corner of SW 13th and SW Western in Topeka.

People dressing as clowns to scare people has become a growing trend across the nation.