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.READ MORE: Pa. Attorney General Trying To Block Republicans From Using Envoy For Election Audit
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.READ MORE: Whitehall Man Sentenced To Prison For Threatening To Blow Up Government Buildings
Some Pitcairn residents say the curfew crackdown is just fine with them.
“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.”MORE NEWS: Investigation Underway After Several Cats Found Dead And Possibly Tortured In Pittsburgh
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.