Tyler police are investigating social media posts of a clown photo that mentions a local high school.

According to Tyler PD, the photo has been copied and circulated on the Internet. It's not a local photo.

Tyler PD has been in contact with Tyler ISD police in reference to the post and further information will be released as it becomes available.

Law enforcement officials say reports to law enforcement concerning any clown activity have been associated with social media and this specific post came from Instagram.

Tyler PD officials caution anyone from participating in these type of activities to prevent any type of personal injury or potential criminal charges that may occur from the incident.