Illinois AG: Check sex offender registry before trick-or-treating

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Illinois’ Attorney General has some advice to keep your little ghosts and goblins safe while they trick or treat tonight.

Lisa Madigan wants you to check the state’s sex offender registry before planning a Halloween route.

There are more than 29,000 registered sex offenders on the Illinois registry.

More than 23,000 of them have committed a crime against a child.

State law prohibits  all child sex offenders from handing out candy on Halloween.

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