Armed Men Dressed As Clowns Scare Children Playing In Wooded Area

WEST MIFFLIN (KDKA) — Extra police are patrolling West Mifflin tonight after two men with weapons, dressed as clowns, frightened a group of children.

Police from West Mifflin and the City of Pittsburgh went searching for the men, as soon as the father of three of the children called 911. The search didn’t turn up any evidence.

It was a typical Saturday afternoon for the kids on Lauder Street, playing hide and go seek in the woods, until around 4:15 p.m.

That’s when the kids say two men dressed like scary clowns and carrying weapons seemed to come out of nowhere.

“They were chasing us,” said 8-year-old Dylan Milkowski, of West Mifflin.

“My kid came running in the house screaming that there were two guys chasing him,” said Michael Milkowski, of West Mifflin.

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At first, Milkowski didn’t believe what his kids were screaming about.

“I said to my kids ‘are you lying or something’ and they were like ‘no we’re being really serious.’ I looked over and they showed me where they were and there’s two guys running up a hillside,” said Milkowski.

Milkowski said he started yelling at the men.

“I just said ‘hey what are you doing over here’ and they just kept running and everything,” said Milkowski.

He told KDKA he saw the men heading toward a nearby heap of slag.

“They had clown outfits on. They had clown masks. They had pipes and they had shotguns,” said Dylan Milkowski. According to Michael Milkowski, one of the men was carrying a shotgun and the other was carrying a pipe.

Milkowski called 911 and police came and combed the area for two hours, but there was no sign of the men. The kids were shaken up, but still managed to get back outside and play with their parents close by.

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One Comment

  1. Of all the things that never happened, this never happened. People dressed as clowns carrying shotguns that magically disappear when cops show up. Sounds like the old man started hitting the “medicine” early.

  2. AG says:

    Kids probably got too close to training exercise.

  3. It sounds like West Mifflin has a Juggalo infestation

  4. Walter Alter says:

    The “clowns” could have been filming a prank video. Check YouTube.

  5. Everybody has the right to “play” in the woods. Men, women, children whatever. Just because the kids got scared its not the adults fault. So sad, to bad, boo hoo.

  6. Our police department here in Michigan, has given a Public Safety alert stating that, “If threatened by a group of clowns…go straight for the Juggler…”

  7. herdofpugs says:

    Terrorizing children is clearly sick on many levels.

  8. Clown Lives Matter!

  9. How do they know that these were people dressed as clowns and not actual clowns?

  10. I support the practice of Juggalo executions.

  11. Neal Scroggs says:

    Never mind the shotgun-toting killer klowns, what about those blood-sucking monkeys from West Mifflin PA ( )

  12. Scotty Gunn says:

    Sounds like the kids discovered a meth lab….

  13. Clown Lives Matter.

  14. Tango Victor says:

    No mention of who owns “the woods”. Everybody wants to think their kids have the “right to play in the woods”

  15. They just wanted to beat the children over the head, skin them and cook them alive so they could marvel at the taste of their tender flesh. Why are you making such a big deal over it?

    1. So, it was Podesta and the #pizzagate Democrats?

  16. After a dozen or so of these clown terrorists get blown away this phenomenon will stop. It can’t happen soon enough.

  17. Arm the town, track them down, eliminate the threat..

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