COLUMBUS - A Columbus area student says he was chased by a person wearing a clown mask with a knife Tuesday.
According to NBC4i, a 14-year-old Columbus North International student was en route to the bus stop around 6:15 a.m. when a man in a clown mask chased him with a knife.
The man was also wearing all black, NBC4i reports.
Columbus police are monitoring the area with more caution, regardless if the incident was a prank.
The incident comes just days after reported sightings of people dressed as clowns attempting to lure children into the woods in South Carolina surfaced.