'Squid Game' costumes banned at some NY schools due to 'potential violent message'

Squid Game costumes
Fans pose in costumes from the series "Squid Game" by the streaming provider Netflix. Photo credit Rolf Vennenbernd/dpa/Sipa USA

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Some elementary schools across New York State are banning students from dressing up in Halloween costumes that depict characters from Netflix’s hit show “Squid Game.”

According to reports from The Washington Post and CBS News, parents at three elementary schools near Syracuse received emails this week saying children have been observed playing a version of “Squid Game,” which is intended only for mature audie