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Tent City in John Prince Park closes

Parks Department says everyone has been offered shelter space, wraparound service
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Posted at 4:30 PM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 18:33:34-04

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. — Tent City in John Prince Park is now closed, as Palm Beach County moved dozens of homeless people to a shelter Friday.

The city invested nearly 9 million dollars in a homeless shelter at a former county stockade off of Southern Boulevard.

The Parks Department told WPTV everyone has been offered shelter space and wraparound service.

A Parks and Recreation personnel will be back to the park at sundown to make sure no one is staying.