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A Guy In Cumbria Is Reassuring Kids Scared Of "Killer Clowns" By Dressing As Batman

The Dark Knight returns.

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On Monday evening, a picture appeared on Facebook of a man dressed as Batman in Cumbria chasing after a clown. It was picked up by the BBC Cumbria page, and swiftly went viral.

BBC Cumbria / Via Facebook: bbccumbria

A child who is scared of clowns because of the current "killer clown" craze heard about this and was inspired to write a message on the page of Cumbria Superheroes, a local costume company.

BBC Cumbria / Via Facebook: bbccumbria

People are calling the Batman a hero and thanking him.

The Batman is part of a local costume hire company called Cumbria Superheroes.
Facebook: cumbriasuperhero

The Batman is part of a local costume hire company called Cumbria Superheroes.

It looks like the days are numbered for "killer clowns", as Batman reassured kids scared of clowns and challenged the clowns to scare him.

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BuzzFeed News has reached out to Cumbria Superheroes for comment.

Ikran is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Ikran Dahir at ikran.dahir@buzzfeed.com.

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