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The return of an 80's stranger danger trope

Posted by Neutrino on Monday, September 13 2021 at 1:20:22PM

Back-to-school dangers: Kids' backpacks pose threat to personal safety

Amid the excitement of getting back to school, safety experts are warning parents that personalized backpacks could make children an easy target for predators.

Retired Miami Beach Detective Sgt. Joe Matthews, told Fox News that when a child’s name is on his or her backpack, predators could make the child think they are not a stranger, by calling the child’s name.

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As if kids don't know how to whip out their iPhone and call mom. Exactly how old is this "Retired Miami Beach Detective"?


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