By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITCAIRN (KDKA) — The Pitcairn Police Department is encouraging residents to practice social distancing for the upcoming Halloween holiday with trick-or-treaters.

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The Department posted a photo on Facebook showing what has become a normal practice amid the Coronavirus pandemic, using PVC pipe to act as a chute for delivering candy from a distance.

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An Ohio man had a post go viral when he made a similar chute for candy delivery.

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In the Facebook post, the Department thanked North Pitcairn residents for their idea and asking anyone else who lives in Pitcairn to post pictures to the same thread.