Trick or Treating Night announced for Ottumwa

Updated: Sep. 15, 2021 at 7:16 PM CDT
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OTTUMWA, Iowa (KYOU) -Fall is quickly approaching and it won’t be long before trick or treaters will be hitting the streets in search of goodies.

The Ottumwa Police Department announced Trick or Treat Night is set for 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 31.

Police ask if a Trick-or-Treater and/or Homeowner is feeling ill please do not participate.

Parents are encouraged to dress their children in reflective clothing and consider non-toxic makeup and decorative hats as safer alternatives to masks, which can limit or block eyesight.

Parents should also plan and review with their children the route and neighborhoods to go to and agree on a specific time when children must return home.

A parent or responsible adult should always accompany young children on their neighborhood rounds.

Motorists are asked to drive slow and watch closely for children running in the street.

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