Safety awareness event held at Borough Hall

The East New York stabbings of two children Sunday were on the minds of many at a safety awareness event at Borough Hall Thursday night. (6/6/14)

BROOKLYN - The East New York stabbings of two children Sunday were on the minds of many at a safety awareness event at Borough Hall Thursday night.

Attendees were given safety tips on topics like "stranger danger" and how to prepare a "go bag." 

Officials held a moment of silence for the two young children. They say it's important to give community members as many tools as possible to stay safe.

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There will be similar events held at Borough Hall all throughout June for National Safety Awareness Month.

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