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Only on Fox: Police test residents' awareness

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
If you saw a crime happen right in front of your face would you be able to describe the features of the person that did it? Toledo Police put some people to the test on Tuesday to see if they could do just that.
The department and block watch leaders staged a "chase" to see exactly how people would respond, and how accurate of a description they'd be able to give.
Block watch leaders say panic often sets in for those who witness a crime, making it tough for them to recall the suspect's description. Organizers are hoping this event teaches people to be alert and aware of those around them.
Police say height, weight, skin color, hairstyle, tattoos and jewelry are all parts of a description you can give them to help find a suspect.
Residents who attended the event say they will now be more aware and more alert.

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