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Police arrest man after 'Killer Clown' incident at Brunel University

Police have arrested a 19 year old man after a so-called 'Killer Clown' incident at Brunel University in Uxbridge.

The online craze involves people dressing up as clowns in order to scare passers by, often filming the event and sharing it on social media.

Officers said the man is in custody at a police station in West London.

Police in Uxbridge investigating a series of public order offences at Brunel University on Kingston Lane have made an arrest.

It was reported that between 19:30hrs on Saturday, 8 October and 01:30hrs on Sunday, 9 October, a man dressed in a clown costume had deliberately frightened a number of people.

The incident was reported to police on Tuesday, 11 October. On the same day, a 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence.

He is currently in custody at a west London police station.

– Metropolitan Police spokesperson


Parents informed as student dies after building fall

The parents of the student who died after falling from a building on Brunel University campus on Thursday have now been informed.

Students and others affected by the event are being cared for by Brunel's Counselling Service in the Meeting House, between the Marie Jahoda and Gaskell buildings.

We will provide further information when we are able.

– Brunel University