Some Pitcairn residents say the curfew crackdown is just fine with them.By Paul Martino

PITCAIRN, Pa. (KDKA) — Pitcairn is stepping up enforcement of its 10 p.m. curfew for juveniles.

Police say it is an increased effort to keep kids safe in the wake of a string of violence targeting teenagers.

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Pitcairn law enforcement has sent the word out on Facebook and elsewhere: if you are a juvenile, be home by 10 p.m. unless you have a good reason to be out.

Some Pitcairn residents say the curfew crackdown is just fine with them.

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“I’m for it, 10 p.m. is pretty late,” said Fred Broerman. “I think it should be 9 p.m., 9:30 p.m.”

“They need to be inside doing their homework or something positive instead of being out here,” said Cynthia Brown. “There’s nothing in the street.”

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There are exceptions to the curfew. You can be out late for a job, if you’re with an adult or if you have written permission from your parents to be out driving.