Woman frightened by Pennywise doll dropping into her yard, sleeps with knife

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A woman was frightened by a clown doll after it seemingly flew into her backyard over the weekend.

It had blood around its mouth and strange black marks on its forehead, Renee Jensen, of Harrington Park, New Jersey, told WPIX.

The doll, which is sold in stores, was Pennywise from Stephen King's books and the movie "IT."

"I happened to be looking up and we just saw this object come out of the sky," Jensen said. 

She and her boyfriend were sitting poolside on Saturday when it dropped beside her fence. She says it came from way too high up to be thrown by someone and it did not fall through the tree branches that cover her backyard, so how it fell down and where it came from is still a mystery.

"It was scary because it just came out of nowhere," she said. "I think anybody, even if it was on your front porch and somebody rang your doorbell and ran off, you'd be disturbed."

She called police because of the strange writing on the doll's forehead and they came by to take a report. They wouldn't take the doll when they left, so Jensen said she burned it.

A sequel to the Warner Bros. Pictures' movie "IT" hits theaters on September 6.

Jensen says she’ll probably skip seeing the film for now. She slept with a knife by her bed that night, just in case.