Lititz, PA – Police officers in a small town in Lancaster County are evidently afraid of a certain homicidal clown.
The Lititz police department posted photos Tuesday of red balloons that a prankster had tied to a pair of sewer grates. A red balloon is the calling card of Pennywise, the child-eating clown in Stephen King’s horror novel “It.”
The hotly anticipated movie version opens in theaters Friday.
In a playful Facebook post, police wrote they were “completely terrified” while removing the balloons.