Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

It's a Super Solution; Caped Crusaders Here to Battle Creepy Clown Craze

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

It's a Super Solution; Caped Crusaders Here to Battle Creepy Clown Craze

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Byline: Luke Mortimer Luke.Mortimer@dailymercury.com.au

CHILDREN of Mackay, never fear, our very own costumed crusaders are here to defend against the bizarre copycat clown craze.

Batman and Spiderman have taken to patrolling the streets of our fair city to push back the strange clowns scaring Mackay's noble citizens.

That information comes directly from insider Trevor Rowler, who mans the superheroes' secret, high-tech Andergrove hideout.

Mr Rowler, co-owner of Little Party Heroes Mackay, said he and his wife and business partner, Alisha, convinced Spidey and the Dark Knight to leap into action after their five-year-old son and some schoolmates began having trouble sleeping due to the clown trend.

"Batman and Spiderman getting out to patrol for clowns was really about putting kids' minds at ease," he said.

"We heard a lot of kids were getting upset with all the talk of scary clowns about town and the talk was going through school. …

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