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updated: 10/31/2017 6:00 PM

Hundreds trick-or-treat at Glendale Heights Safety Town

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  • Bennett Bangit, 5, of Bartlett, eyes a bucket of candy while trick-or-treating Tuesday at a Safety Town Halloween in Glendale Heights. Kids had three hours to collect their goodies at the site.

      Bennett Bangit, 5, of Bartlett, eyes a bucket of candy while trick-or-treating Tuesday at a Safety Town Halloween in Glendale Heights. Kids had three hours to collect their goodies at the site.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • It's a bird ... it's a plane ... it's Elmir Botic, 3, of Glendale Heights, collecting candy during trick-or-treating at the village's Safety Town.

      It's a bird ... it's a plane ... it's Elmir Botic, 3, of Glendale Heights, collecting candy during trick-or-treating at the village's Safety Town.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Hundreds of families took advantage of trick-or-treating Tuesday in the secure surroundings of Safety Town in Glendale Heights.

      Hundreds of families took advantage of trick-or-treating Tuesday in the secure surroundings of Safety Town in Glendale Heights.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Mario, meet McGruff: That's Zachary Nguyen, 7, of Glendale Heights, posing for a photo with McGruff the Crime Dog.

      Mario, meet McGruff: That's Zachary Nguyen, 7, of Glendale Heights, posing for a photo with McGruff the Crime Dog.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Bella Dao, 4, of Glendale Heights, shows off some of the candy she collected to her father, Linh Dao.

      Bella Dao, 4, of Glendale Heights, shows off some of the candy she collected to her father, Linh Dao.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Glendale Heights Village President Linda Jackson passes out candy during Safety Town Halloween at the Civic Center Plaza.

      Glendale Heights Village President Linda Jackson passes out candy during Safety Town Halloween at the Civic Center Plaza.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

There were plenty of friendly ghosts and goblins at work Tuesday in Glendale Heights' Safety Town as hundreds of kids and their parents took to the streets for some safety-first trick-or-treating.

Police encouraged youngsters to visit the miniature town where they could collect all sorts of goodies without crossing real streets or visiting strangers' houses.

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