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Councilman responds to S. Baltimore crime spree

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Posted at 11:22 PM, Jan 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-16 23:56:07-05

Baltimore City Councilman Eric Costello says South Baltimore residents will see an increased police presence starting Tuesday night.

The surge of officers is a response to a recent crime wave in the last two weeks that includes multiple armed robberies, stolen cars and a carjacking.

Costello says officers will patrol the area on foot during the evening hours until the robberies stop and the suspects are caught.