Loughborough residents, cops, faith-based groups and others to Roc Da Block Saturday

Residents of the Loughborough neighborhood in Merced will gather Saturday with police, faith-based organizations and property owners for a crime prevention event dubbed “Roc Da Block.”

The event is part of ongoing effort to reduce crime rates in the area. The event was organized by the Community Violence Intervention Prevention Taskforce.

The event will be held at Denver Avenue and Nashville Court from 9 a.m. to p.m., according to the Merced Police Department.

— Jonah Owen Lamb