NEW MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey towns have
imposed a Halloween curfew in the wake of recent reports of attempted child
Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent after 8 p.m. on Oct. 30 and
Halloween in New Milford and Dumont.
A 12-year-old in Bergenfield on Monday became the 15th child in Bergen County
since mid-September to claim he was accosted by a man in a pickup.
Police say the recent spike in attempted luring reports may simply be
misunderstandings fueled by media frenzy.
The Record newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/Vo4uLH ) Wyckoff Police Chief
Benjamin Fox told residents the number has exceeded anything he's seen in 35
years as a police officer.
Lyndhurst police determined two boys made up a luring story earlier this