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Pasquotank Co. sheriff’s deputies face off against kids in water gun fight

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. - Local law enforcement officers are finding  "cool" ways to connect with the community.

Sgt. Anthony Alexander

Deputies with the Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office faced off against dozens of kids Friday in a water gun fight at a park in Elizabeth City.

The sheriff's office says it was the perfect day for everyone to come together and have a little fun - all while building relationships with the community.

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"To promote non-violence, to promote community relations with our community and our young folks. So, we thought with a hot day what would be better than to come together and shoot water guns at each other and have a good water gun fight?" said Sgt. Anthony Alexander with the PCSO.

Afterwards, deputies also invited the kids to participate in a friendly kickball game.

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