Target is pulling clown masks from their shelves and online shopping site amid creepy clown sightings. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, a Target spokesperson says the move was made, 'out of sensitivity for the issue at hand.' There's been a rash of scary clown sightings across the nation. Police across the country have reported to incidents of creepy clowns attempting to lure children into the woods. Target's decision comes about two weeks before Halloween.