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When Will They Stop? Hysteria After Creepy Clown Stabs Man

A man in Sweden has been stabbed by an attacker wearing a clown mask, as a wave of hysteria about sightings of “scary clowns” sweeps the world. 

The incident came after two people in clown costumes threatened to kill a young woman in the centre of Sweden on Wednesday.

“A man born in 1997 was stabbed in the shoulder by an unknown person who ran away,” Swedish police said on their website.

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According to BBC News, the 19-year-old had stepped outside for a cigarette when he was attacked by a man in a clown mask. He suffered minor injuries to his shoulder.

Police using tracker dogs were unable to find the assailant, who was wearing blue jeans, a yellow jacket and a clown mask.

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