Person wearing clown mask, armed with a knife spotted near SC college campus

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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston Southern University is telling students to be extra vigilant after a person wearing a clown mask was spotted nearby.

According to a Buc Alert sent by the college, officials are warning people in the area of Atlantic Palms Apartments.


We’re told a student was walking her dog and someone wearing a dark hoodie and a clown mask, armed with a knife, came towards her in a threatening manner.  She was about to run to an apartment to escape the person who chased after her, according to the alert.

If you see any suspicious active, report it to the North Charleston Police Department.