HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Hackensack police will play the city's middle school students in a community awareness basketball game this Thursday.
There will also be a free-throw shooting contest with prizes that include a mountain bike, assorting sporting goods and gift certificates.
Crimes Stoppers of Bergenfield, Englewood, Teaneck, Hackensack and Bogota are staging the game -- aided by donations from city citizens, merchants and Hackensack Local PBA #9 -- at the middle school on Union Street.
The Crime Stoppers group helps authorities investigate and solve crime in the five municipalities it serves.
Thursday's action begins at 6 p.m.
Admission is $5 per person.
Hackensack Middle School students get in free.
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