A woman who was a victim of a knife attack during the 2016 'Killer Clown' craze has revealed the long scar she has on her back from the ordeal in a chilling viral video.
TikTok user @moth3rm0th shared a video while she was facing away from the camera and lifted her shirt up revealing a long purple scar going down her spine.
Text written over the clip said: "How did you get that scar?" before switching to a screenshot of CCTV footage showing someone dressed as a clown, which is believed to be the alleged attacker from the incident back in 2016.
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In 2016, the police received numerous reports of incidents of youngsters terrorising the streets dressed as killer children's entertainers.
The first "killer clown" incidents occurred in the US, but the phenomenon quickly spread to other parts of the world. Thames Valley Police received 14 reports of people being intimidated by clowns in just two days.
Meanwhile, Gloucestershire Police were called six times in 48 hours., but while most of the activity was pranksters trying to scare people – others included criminal activity.
All of that may seem like a distant memory for most of us but it was one that resurfaced when the video was shared as part of the TikTok trend to Carrying Your Love by David Morris.
The trend involves creators showing moments that changed their lives forever to a 10-second segment of the song's chorus.
Viewers on the app took to the comments to express their shock at what the creator shared, with the video gaining more than 2.5million likes and 32,000 comments.
One user said: "I remember one literally trying to get into my house."
Another added: "Everyone acted like it was a joke bro NOT A JOKE."
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A third said: "This is the second vid I’ve seen of someone talking about the clowns I’m a lil scared."
However, some users tried to deal with it through humour as they took to the comments trying to make light of the situation.
One user quipped: "He really got your back at least."
Another added: "When you realize that 2016 wasn’t just a dream-"
However, the Killer Clown craze didn't disappear after 2016 as it reportedly continued into the following year, with youngsters clad in evil clown gear standing outside schools to scare kids.
It is believed the creepy clown costumes grew in popularity due to Stephen King’s horror novel IT, released in 1986.
In 2017, a film adaption was released featuring Pennywise the clown who terrorises children in Maine, America which reignited the craze and caused pranksters to adopt the disguise.
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