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Verbatim: Fort Wayne sets trick-or-treat hours

Statement issued Friday:

Fort Wayne Police Chief Rusty York has established the official hours for Trick-or-Treat for Halloween 2010.

Trick-or-Treat will be observed in the City from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 31, 2010.

Trick-or-treaters should only visit homes with an illuminated exterior front light (porch light) indicating that trick-or-treaters are welcomed. Trick-or-treaters should remember the following safety rules:

•Wear reflective clothing

•Travel in groups composed of at least one adult

•Refrain from consuming treats until inspected by an adult

•Only cross streets at the crosswalks

•Do not wear costumes that obscure your vision

•Do not enter a stranger's home

•Be prepared for adverse weather

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