WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - As trick-or-treaters braved the rainy Halloween weather, the West Lafayette Police Department was there to make sure the kids stayed safe.
WLPD Patrol Captain Gary Sparger said it's typical to see more officers patrolling in neighborhoods on Halloween night.. and this year wasn't any different.
"Normally it's the same thing every Halloween. We just roll out in the neighborhoods and make sure that people are safe and we don't have any problems. It pretty much goes easily around here. It's a lot of fun," says Sparger.
But with the threat of severe weather this year.. he's asked parents to use their best judgment before letting the children go door-to-door for candy.
“The main thing is if you have small children. Go out with them and keep a hand on them because when it starts raining like that with the wind blowing like that, who knows. Just be safe and use common sense,” said Sparger.
Captain Sparger also recommended that trick-or-treaters stayed close to home just in case they needed to seek shelter quickly.
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