By Roxanne Thompson
Clown sightings, reported across the country in recent weeks, have now occurred in Mexia, and some people are worried about them.
Mexia Police investigated three reports of clown sightings on the east side of Mexia over the past week. The police, however, did not find any actual clowns.
In the first report, from Saturday, Oct. 8, about 10:30 p.m., a 29-year-old man reported seeing two people dressed as clowns in a silver or gray Toyota sedan near the Civic Center. They complimented the man on his suit and drove away, he said. The complainant said he was worried that the clowns might have meant him harm, and he called 911. The responding officers were unable to find the clowns or a car fitting the description given.
In the second report,...
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