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Parents want adult warehouse shut down

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A Wilmington adult warehouse is open for business. Just four days after it's opened its doors, some folks want it shut down. Guilty Pleasures is located right across the road from a daycare facility and parents who leave their children there, say the store, and the clientele it will attract, puts their children's safety in danger. The sign says "now open", but not for long if parent's whose kids go to the daycare center across the street have their say. "It needs to be shut down immediately," Ashley Council, whose three-year-old daughter goes to the AAI learning center across the street, says. Council says Guilty Pleasures has no business, being in business so close to her child. "My concerns are numerous, not least of which the type of clientele, this type of store, retail, wholesale necessarily attracts," Council says. Council says she's contacted the city Zoning department about the store and was told the store was permitted as a wholesale stationary store. A wholesale stationary store across the street from a daycare center would be in compliance with city codes. A so-called "adult establishment" would not be. The code says: "An adult establishment shall be located one thousand feet or more for the lot line of any school, child daycare center or home." "My child plays within feet of that. They're out playing on the playground any time of the day," Council said. A spokesperson for Guilty Pleasures declined an on-camera interview but said the store was permitted as a wholesale lingerie and novelty store. She says wholesale stores are allowed limited retail activity. The spokesperson also says the store does not pose a threat to the kids at the daycare.

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