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Prankster tying red balloons to sewer grates in PA

Balloons appear to be nod to horror movie 'It'

Pennsylvania police say they're "terrified" to remove a prankster's red balloons from sewer grates across the city.
Pennsylvania police say they're "terrified" to remove a prankster's red balloons from sewer grates across the city. (Asif Akbar/freeimages.com)

Pennsylvania police say they're "terrified" to remove a prankster's red balloons from sewer grates across the city.

The Lititz Borough Police Department told CBS News that more than 20 balloons have been recovered around town. The balloons seems to be a nod to the horror movie, "It", based on a novel by Stephen King. The movie features a killer clown who stalks and lures children into the sewers with red balloons.

The department posted about the incident on its Facebook page.

"It" premieres September 8.

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Posted by Lititz Borough Police Department on Tuesday, September 5, 2017