Boy, 12, chased by man dressed as clown near pitches
The incident happened at Barlia Football Pitches in Castlemilk, Glasgow.
A 12-year-old boy has been chased by a man dressed as a clown in Glasgow.
The boy was at Barlia Football Pitches in Castlemilk when he was approached by the man who had his face painted like a clown and was wearing a wig.
The man had been standing alone at a nearby wood path before approaching the boy at around 5.30pm on Thursday.
The young boy, who was unharmed in the incident, ran to a family member's house nearby and police were contacted.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "At around 5.30pm on Thursday, October 12, police received a report of a boy being approached by someone wearing face paint, possibly dressed as a clown, at the Barlia Park Pitches in Castlemilk.
"No criminality was established and advice was given to the reporter."