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Police Investigate The Palm Beach County Purge Threat

Posted August 19th, 2014 @ 4:59pm

The picture below promoting a "Palm Beach County Purge" has started popping up on social media.  

It says a purge (a night when all crime is legal) will happen on September 1st.  

The same thing happened in Louisville last week, and according to The Courier-Journal, it actually cost businesses money and scared a lot of people. reports that a student posted the Louisville flyer on Twitter as joke.

Here in Palm Beach County, the police and sheriff are investigating the hoax.  

We talked about this more in today's podcast.  Listen to that episode and check out WPTV's report on the photo below.

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