GREENVILLE, SC - A parent and child's nightmare coming to a reality in a Greenville County neighborhood.

According to residents at Fleetwood Manor Apartment, a person dressed as a clown is trying to ‘lure kids into the woods’.

In response to the reports, the apartment sent out a letter reminding residents to keep their kids safe by not walking alone in the woods at night.

 To The Residents of Fleetwood Manor:There has been several conversation [sic] and a lot of complaints to the office regarding a clown or a person dressed in clown clothing taking children or trying to lure children in the woods. First and foremost the Fleetwood Manor Apartments childrens [sic] safety is a top priority. At no time should a child be alone at night, or walking in the roads or wooded areas at night. Also if a person or persons are seen you are to immediately call the police. Greenville County Police Department is aware of the situation and have been riding property daily.

Remember there is a 10 p.m. curfew for the property so to ensure your childrens safety please keep them in the house. 

As explained in the letter, Greenville County law enforcement are conducting daily patrols of the neighborhood because of the reports.