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Teens arrested in LaGrange clown hoax posts on social media

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LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) – Four teenagers have been arrested in LaGrange in connection to creepy clown posts on Facebook.

According to the LaGrange Daily News, 18-year-old Steven Goodard of Manchester and a 16-year-old were arrested Friday.

LaGrange Police also issued arrest warrants for 18-year of Zaria Dallas of LaGrange and 17-year-old Tristian Bonner of Valley.

Investigators say the four teens were reportedly behind a series of Facebook posts that claimed a group dressed as clowns driving a white vans would terrorize area schools.

Twenty-six year-old Brandon Moody of LaGrange and 27-year-old Rebecca Moody of Valley were arrested earlier in the week after admitting they called dispatchers saying two people dressed in clown costumers were trying to lure children into a white van.

Both admitted it was all a hoax.

In a post on their Facebook page, LaGrange Police stress no “creepy clowns” have been located and significant resources were used to look into these threats.

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