The Village of Mattawan in Van Buren County has a population of less than 2-thousand.  But the chief of Police Don VerHage has imposed a curfew for children under the age of 16.

Kids under 12 must be off the streets from 10 pm till 6 am  Kids between 16 and 16 must be off the streets between midnight and 6 am.

The chief says kids have been hanging out on streets and he has concerns that will lead to trouble.   The chief is also asking folks to lock their cars and their garages.