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Minneapolis mayor announces curfew starting at 8 p.m. on Friday

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX47) -- Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has ordered a curfew be imposed in all public places in response to violence and destruction that has taken place in the Twin Cities.

The curfew will be imposed from 8 p.m. on Friday until 6 a.m. on Saturday, and from 8 p.m. on Saturday until 6 a.m. on Sunday.

According to the order, during that time all people "must not travel on any public street or in any public place."

The order said this includes includes travel via automobile, public transportation and more.

Some personnel authorized by the City of Minneapolis and City of St. Paul are exempt, including law enforcement, fire and medical personnel.

The order said a violation of this regulation is a misdemeanor and is punishable by a fine of $1,000 or less or imprisonment for 90 days or less.

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