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Yonkers Police To Enforce Halloween Curfew for Children, Teens

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YONKERS, N.Y. -- The Yonkers Police Department will enforce a curfew for children and teens on Friday, Oct. 31, for Halloween. 

Children under the age of 11 must be home by 10 p.m. Children between the ages of 12 and 13 are required to be home by 10:30 p.m. while teens between the ages of 14 and 16 must return to their homes by 11 p.m., police said. 

The curfew is extended to 6 a.m. under the following conditions:

  • Accompanied by parent or guardian.
  • On errand with parental permission with prior notice to Police Community Affairs Division before 3 p.m. (Call 914-377-7375)
  • Half hour after the end of school, religious and volunteer public entertainment no later than 12:30 a.m. unless police are notified by host organization 24 hours in advance
  • Half hour after work, with proof from employer

Children and teens 16 years and under are not in violation of curfew if they are immediately next to their home and neighbors do not object, police said. 

Violators of the curfew will be taken to the nearest Yonkers Police precinct and parents/guardian will be notified.

For more information, call 914-377-7375.


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