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Posted: September 21, 2017

Texas doughnut shop offering 'scary clown deliveries'

Pennywise? Pa. Town Sees Red Balloons Tied To Sewer Grates


Texas doughnut shop offering 'scary clown deliveries'
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 28: A wall mural of Pennywise the clown from the movie 'IT' painted by Scott Marsh is seen on Cleveland street wall in the suburb of Chippendale on August 28, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. The movie 'IT' based on the 1986 horror novel by American author Stephen King is set for release in cinemas on September 7th. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

By Joy Johnston, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

FRISCO, Texas —

A doughnut shop in Texas is offering an unusual delivery service, for those brave enough to accept.

Hurts Donut Company in Frisco is offering "scary clown deliveries" for a limited time. If the service is popular, the company may expand to surrounding areas, according to its Facebook post.

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The creepy clown holding a box of doughnuts and red balloons is inspired by Pennywise, the terrifying star of “It,” the movie based upon Stephen King’s epic novel. The movie was released this month and is the book’s second film adaptation. 

Other Pennywise “sightings” have been spotted across the country, including in one Pennsylvania town, where a prankster tied red balloons to sewer grates.

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