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Delray Beach police working to enforce curfew

Posted at 2:34 PM, Sep 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-09 14:34:10-04

Delray Beach is under a mandatory curfew, and police on Saturday are currently out enforcing it.

According to acting City Manager Neal de Jesus, he says people face getting arrested if they don’t abide by it.

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“It’s not an option, we’re trying to keep people wise,” De Jesus said.

In Delray, De Jesus says they’ve seen tropical storm force winds and have had reports of debris flying. 

At Bahia and Highway A1A, the city reports a water main ruptured, which was caused by an uprooted tree. 

De Jesus says people should not get complacent, citing his experience with Hurricane Andrew where the storm struck south Miami Dade in 1992, not Palm Beach County as forecasted.