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Police host event targeting crimes against seniors

Emil Whitis • Sep 26, 2012 at 5:11 PM

Triad is a partnership which involves senior citizens, area law enforcement officers and support agencies,” Perkins police stated in a release. “It focuses on reducing unwarranted fear of crime and improving the quality of life for seniors.”

The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Erie County Fairgounds. It’s free and open to all seniors. Representatives from the Erie County prosecutor’s office will highlight ways for seniors to avoid crime, including ID theft and scams.  

The event also offers free lunch and vehicle inspections by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Seniors with unused or unwanted prescription medication can also drop off pill bottles at the event. For information call 419-627-0824.

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