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Creepy clown spooking residents in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Posted: 11:39 PM, Aug 02, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-07 19:54:22Z

GREEN BAY -- Neighbors in Green Bay, Wisconsin are on edge after seeing a person dressed like a clown on the city's streets Tuesday evening.

The pictures are going viral on Facebook. The original post has almost 8,000 shares. A Facebook page has also been created to post future sightings of the clown, called Gags - The Green Bay Clown .

Police say they've received a few calls about the clown. 

"A person can walk down the sidewalk dressed however they want as long as they're in a place they legally can be, and they're not in a place that has a closing time, like a park," said Captain Kevin Warych with the Green Bay Police Department.

Police say their options are limited in dealing with the situation.