Report of armed clown in Naples determined to be a prank

Posted at 2:16 PM, Aug 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-02 14:16:34-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies were called to the Boys and Girls Club of Collier County Wednesday due to reports of an armed man wearing a clown mask, but found no evidence of anything.

According to the Collier County Sheriff's Office, just after noon Wednesday, students reported seeing a man wearing a clown mask and carrying a gun as he walked around campus on Davis Boulevard.

Deputies interviewed students and staff members and determined that nobody had actually seen a gunman.

The scene was cleared.