11/21/2013 03:58 pm ET

SantaCon's Been Too Naughty to Come To Town, Midtown Police Say

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MIDTOWN — SantaCon's sleigh bells are being silenced in Midtown.

The NYPD's Midtown North Precinct sent letters to about 30 bars, clubs and lounges in Midtown and Hell's Kitchen earlier this month, urging the nightspots not to welcome participants in the annual daylong bar crawl for hundreds of bearded, red-and-white-clad revelers.

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