Thursday, July 3, 2014

Atlanta Police: Bombs, explosive devices prohibited at Peachtree Road Race finish line but weapons, 'long guns' are OK

Posted By on Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Just so there's no confusion at the finish line of tomorrow's Peachtree Road Race. From the Atlanta Police Department:


A police spokeswoman says the clarification was prompted by confusion about the so-called "guns everywhere" law that took effect on July 1.

APD officers are expected to have a visible presence at various Fourth of July events taking place throughout town, including the fireworks at Centennial Olympic Park and Lenox Park. People are urged to call 911 or notify a police officer if they notice any suspicious activity.

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