Police respond to middle school in Racine following "creepy clown" post on social media

RACINE -- Racine police on Wednesday afternoon, October 5th responded to Jerstad-Agerholm Middle School following a "creepy clown" report.

Police responded to the school around 3:00 p.m.

Officers learned an employee at the school received information about clowns coming to the school. Police didn’t find any clowns near the school.

A spokeswoman for the Racine Unified School District issued this statement to FOX6 News:

"We became aware of a social media post mentioning Jerstad-Agerholm (Wednesday) afternoon. We have been in contact with police about this hoax. The police do not believe it is credible, but have been working with us to respond and provide some extra attention to our schools."