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Extra Sheriff’s Deputes on patrol for sex offenders Halloween night

While tens of thousands of York County children and their parents are trick-or-treating tonight, York County Sheriff’s Deputies will be on a trick-or-treat hunt of their own — for registered sex offenders.

York County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Trent Faris.

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Faris says while there is nothing preventing children and their families from approaching a registered sex offender’s home, Sheriff Burce Bryant doesn’t recommend it.

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Faris says while authorities will be handling those offenders, there are simple steps parents can take to keep their kids as they trick-or-treat.

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Faris encourages parents to go with their children and make trick-or-treating a family event, only trick-or-treat at houses that are well lit and never let kids enter a home without their parents’ permission.

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