LAFAYETTE PARISH, La. (KLFY) Monday night marks the first night of the strict curfew enforcement in Lafayette Parish.

Starting now, all children 17 and under must be home at night unless accompanied by an adult.

According to the Lafayette Consolidated Government, the restriction begins nightly at 8 p.m. and ends at 6 a.m. until March 29.

Parents are advised that police will enforce the curfew ordinance upon contact of unaccompanied minors ages 17 and below.

Minors that work will be considered on a case by case basis, LCG said.