Ohio residents say police suggested they move from crime-ridden neighborhood

By Mark Ferenchik
Columbus Dispatch

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Allen Carrel recently called police to tell them about the latest drug deal he watched go down in his South Side neighborhood.

"Police say, 'Well, why did you move here? Why don't you move out if you don't like it?' " said Carrel, who said he calls police at least once a week.

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