A photo posted to a local Facebook group showing Pennywise on the streets of Montreal has gone viral.\nIt turns out that the clown was offering boxes of poutine to people in need.\nWe were able to identify the man behind the stunt.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nHide your kids, hide your wife, hide wherever you can because the scariest fictional characters have been roaming our streets. Pennywise, the terrifying clown from the movie It has been spotted in Montreal and we have a picture to prove it. A Montrealer snapped a photo of the creature in the Hochelaga area and posted it to the Facebook group Hochelaga Mon Quartier, where the post went viral.In a little less than 24 hours, the photo received hundreds of comments and was shared over 500 times. Montrealers don't agree on everything but everyone seemed to agree that this photo is this is straight-up scary.\nWe were able to identify the man behind the stunt.Remember a few years ago when photos of frightening clowns drowned our social media feed…well this year, Julien Bauby has taken those fears to new heights. Bauby runs Alinéa productions, a Montreal based event company that has decided to turn your nightmares into a very harsh reality.\nBauby told MTL Blog that Pennywise went around the city offering poutine to homeless people.\nThe sweet gesture is still slightly petrifying because let's face it, no one wants to come face to face with this disturbing clown. But I mean if there is poutine involved, I would consider it.\nPosted by Joey Bureau on Friday, October 4, 2019\nThe video is actually pretty touching. Pennywise ties a balloon to each box of poutine before handing it to a person in need.\nPennywise partage ÇA poutine avec les itinérants dans les rues de MontréalPennywise partage ÇA poutine avec les itinérants dans les rues de Montréal. \nPennywise share IT poutine with homeless people in Montreal's streetsPosted by Alinéa productions on Friday, October 4, 2019\nThis is not the only character that Bauby has decided to bring to life. Freddy Kreuger, the clown from Saw and, the scariest of all, the girl from the movie The Grudge have all appeared in public in the last few weeks thanks to Alinéa.\nJust imagine turning the corner on the Montreal metro and seeing this:\nThe ring dans le métro de MontréalThe ring dans le métro de Montréal au Québec. \nréalisation : Alinéa production \ncomedienne : Chantal CarrierPosted by Alinéa productions on Sunday, September 22, 2019\nAs if the metro wasn't scary enough already...\nJe veux jouer à un jeu : Jigsaw en vélo sur le Pont Jacques CartierJe veux jouer à un jeu sur la piste cyclable du Pont Jacques Cartier de Montréal \ncomédien : Jérôme Cattarin\nréalisation : Alinéa productionsPosted by Alinéa productions on Wednesday, October 2, 2019\nAll of these characters are available to hire.\nIf you are hosting a Halloween party and want to rent one of these characters, then this is your chance to scare the living crap out of your guests.\nFreddy Krueger est à Montréal , Ready or not, here I come…Capsule vidéo de Freddy Krueger à la pyramide PY1 située au Quai de l'Horloge du Vieux-Port de Montréal \nTag tes amis qui ont peur de Freddy \nréalisation : Alinéa production , comedien : Jérôme CattarinPosted by Alinéa productions on Wednesday, September 18, 2019\nKeep your eyes open for Pennywise and the rest of these characters because you never know when they may pop up! If you spot any of these characters around the city, snap a picture and let us know.\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in Montreal, send us a message, photo, or video @MTLBlog on Twitter and Instagram.