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Deputies: Watch out for 'knock-off' car seat sales

Deputies: Watch out for 'knock-off' car seat sales Photo: MGN Image.

August 12, 2019 03:17 PM

BATH, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Steuben County Sheriff's Office urges the public to watch out for a growing trend of "knock-off" infant and small children car seats.

"Knock-off" car seats are typicaly sold online and are often made up of flimsy plastic, with plastic buckles and missing parts. 

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According to National Reports, these car seats do not come with a registration cards or owners manual.

If you have an questions or concerns on a spefic seat call Sgt. Matt Sorge at 607-622-3901. 

The Steuben County Sheriff's Department provides regular car seat safety checks. The next saftey check takes place Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 200th Steuben County Fair.

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