Ronald McDonald Lying Low Amid Creepy Clown Sightings

McDonald's well-known mascot, Ronald McDonald, is taking a break for now. The fast-food chain says with creepy clown sightings on the rise, their recognizable red haired clown will be lying low until the craze settles down.

Since late August, there's been a rash of pranks around the country involving sightings of scary clowns. Police in several states responded to eerie clown reports, forcing law enforcement to take the sightings seriously. No word yet on when Ronald McDonald will be back to work.