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Williamsburg's National Night Out canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

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Posted at 5:49 PM, Sep 27, 2021

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Residents and law enforcement officials in Williamsburg will be staying in next month.

Williamsburg Police announced Monday that the city's National Night Out, which was scheduled for Oct. 5, has been canceled due to increasing COVID-19 risks. They hope to resume the event next year.

National Night Out, an annual event recognized throughout the country, is a time when law enforcement agencies interact with community members to build and strengthen relationships. Most cities in Hampton Roads held the event on Aug. 3.

Related: Suffolk celebrates National Night Out to strengthen community – police relationships