The City of Abbeville has issued a city-wide curfew for the entire city. The curfew is in effect beginning July 12 from 11:00 p.m. until sunrise. The curfew will be in effect each night until the state of emergency has been canceled.
Officers say that only emergency personnel will be allowed on the roadways during the set curfew times.
The Abbeville Police Department reminds citizens to stay safe throughout the storm including during the aftermath. Downed trees, power lines and flooding are expected.
Anyone with any information regarding any crime is encouraged to contact the Abbeville Police Department. Also contact “Tips” line at 892-6777.
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