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Abbeville changes course to lift curfew on May 1

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Posted at 10:22 AM, Apr 29, 2020

Abbeville has changed course and will now let their curfew expire on May 1.

On Wednesday morning, Abbeville Police said they would be extending the curfew for residents in the city to coincide with Gov. Edwards extended stay at home order. in a follow up email, the police department says they will now be lifting their curfew on May 1, 2020.

The change, according to police, is in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies within Vermilion Parish.

A juvenile curfew will still remain in effect from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. for all unaccompanied minors. All minors must be accompanied by a guardian or a responsible adult. This curfew will be strictly enforced. Minors going to and from work will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Parents will be held responsible if their minors do not obey the curfew.

The Police Department can be reached at 893-2511 or the public can contact their “Tips” line at 892-6777. All callers may remain anonymous.

Citizens may also send anonymous tips through the Tip411 system at the department’s Facebook page, the official web page by clicking on the “Submit a Tip” link provided or through the official Abbeville Police Department app.
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