Peoria Police shares Halloween safety tips

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria Police Department shared tips for everyone to stay safe this Halloween.

According to a Peoria Police press release, Trick-or-Treat hours are from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 31.

The Peoria Police department encourages everyone to follow several safety tips:

  • Children should trick-or-treat during daylight hours.
  • Never let your children trick-or-treat alone.
  • All costumes should be light-colored with reflective tape on the material.
  • Children should always use sidewalks, not the street, for walking.
  • Adults should carry flashlights.
  • Never eat Halloween treats until they have been examined.

Peoria Police also encourage trick-or-treaters to follow all the updated guidance from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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