Youth curfew order extended in Jackson

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JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) – On Friday, Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba extended the mayoral curfew order for minors under the age of 18.

According to the order, it’s unlawful for any minor under the age of 18, unmarried and not emancipated by removal of minority disability by order of the court, to remain in or upon any public street, highway, park, vacant lot, establishment or other public place within the city during the time frame from 10 p.m. until 5:00 a.m.

The extended order commenced on Friday, April 9, 2021 for a period of five days. 

Exceptions to the curfew are listed within the order, including but not limited to being accompanied by a parent or guardian, employment or medical emergency. 

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