Curfew established for large area of Flint during Back to the Bricks festival
FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - The Flint Police Department again is imposing a curfew on a large area of downtown Flint during the Back to the Bricks festival.
Police say any children under 17 years old must be off the streets from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Aug. 17 through 21 in the curfew area unless they are accompanied by an adult. The curfew are is bounded by 5th Avenue to I-69 and from Chavez Drive to Church Street.
Flint’s special events curfew ordinance says unaccompanied minors create a public safety nuisance and a health hazard. Police say they are trying to keep a safe, family-friendly atmosphere at Back to the Bricks and the curfew will help with that.
Parents of children caught violating the curfew could face a $250 fine.
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