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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Parents hoping to provide extra protection to their children are invited to attend a free child safety event Saturday in Huntersville.

Operation KidSafe says 2,000 children are reported missing each year.

The organization will set up shop at Keffer Volkswagen Saturday, June 22 to offer free digital fingerprinting. Copies of the fingerprints are not kept, but given to the parents for their own records.

Anyone who would like more information can call Operation KidSafe at 866-962-5487.

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