Officials in Hamilton Township are asking the public to avoid driving through downtown Mays Landing Saturday afternoon as a peaceful protest is planned.

According to Hamilton Township Police, the protest will start at 1PM at at War Memorial Park, located at the intersection of Routes 40 and 50, next to the old county courthouse.

Cops say from noon to 4PM, Main Street will be closed from River Road near The Inn at Sugar Hill to Route 50.

Police are asking the public to avoid driving through the area so traffic can keep moving.

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