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Darby Borough Police Issues State Of Emergency Due To Uptick In Gun Violence In The City

DARBY, Pa. (CBS) – Darby Borough Police are planning to enact a State of Emergency in response to recent violence in the city.

Authorities say they are taking action against ‘an uptick in gun violence’ on the borough’s streets.

At a press conference held Friday night, Darby Borough mayor Helen Thomas declared a state of emergency to be in effect for the next ten days, or until the violence stops.

The announcement comes after five separate shooting incidents within the previous 72-hours.

“If you are in a group of more than three people and you are causing a disturbance, you’re going to be stopped and you’re going to be cited,” said the Darby Police Chief

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In addition to an 8 p.m. curfew during the course of the state of emergency, Darby burough officials have announced an increase in police presence on the streets.

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  • Anonymous

    hh of oxford circle …. you need speech therapy. If you think people speak like that, you’re dilusional and in desperate help.

  • cjhsa

    No such thing as “gun violence”. If guns kill people, where are mine hiding all the bodies?

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  • Hater

    Someone finally noticed. I wonder when the powers that be in Philly will wake up and follow suit.

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