THERE HAVE BEEN MORE SIGHTINGS OF SO-CALLED “CREEPY CLOWNS” IN EASTERN MISSOURI. Just a few days after a series of sightings in the Metro East in St. Louis, 2 reports were filed in JeffersonCounty. Pevely police say they’re still trying to confirm what they were told. An anonymous caller said there was a clown with a knife at the Pevely Pointe Apartments, but nobody was there by the time an officer arrived. There was a second claim on social media that a clown was spotted southwest ofHillsboro. In the St. Louis area, Granite City, Illinois, police confirm they have received at least 10 calls about people dressed as clowns – and Wood River police got a couple. Since August there have been 5 reports of sinister-looking clowns in 5 states, starting inGreenville, South Carolina. 2 people have been arrested in Alabama and Kentucky.