Mayor Peduto Says If You Don't Like Panhandlers, "Go To A Shopping Mall"

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says if you you don't like the panhandlers downtown, "Go to a shopping mall."

The mayor said that while talking with KDKA's Jon Delano on Wednesday, and his statement has come under harsh criticism on social media. You can read the comments on Twitter HERE.

Last week, Peduto acknowledged the increase in crime downtown and said he was planning on increasing police presence in the city.

 
 

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