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Mayor Michael Nutter is serious about ending flash mob violence. Here’s everything you need to know about the curfews for Philadelphia minors…

MINORS 13-17 YEARS OLD

• Minors can not be in a public place from the beginning of curfew until 6:00 AM the following day unless:

o The minor is with his or her parent;

o The minor is running an errand or doing legitimate business at the direction of his or her parent;

o The minor is engaged in lawful employment during curfew hours; or

o The minor is on active duty in one of the branches of the United States military.

• Parents, guardians or custodians can not knowingly allow minors to remain in a public place from the beginning of curfew until 6:00 AM the following day.

• Business owners and their agents or employees can not knowingly permit a minor to remain on their premises from the beginning of curfew until 6:00 AM the following day

PENALTIES

Minors

First Violation:

Up to $250 fine or community service

Subsequent Violations:

$300 to $500 fine or community service

Parents/Guardians

First Violation:

Warning

Second Violation:

Up to $150 fine

Subsequent Violations:

$300 to $500 fine

Each repeat offense after receiving notice of two or more previous violations:

Up to $300 fine

and/or

Up to 90 days in jail