By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh is launching an attack on abandoned vehicles across the city.READ MORE: New Trial Begins For 83-Year-Old Ohio Man Who Spent 45 Years In Prison
Residents are encouraged to report abandoned vehicles to 311, and the city says police and traffic supervisors will work to clear as many complaints as possible.READ MORE: Congressman Glenn Thompson Released From Walter Reed Hospital After Receiving Treatment For COVID-19
Police are starting with Allentown and Beltzhoover on Tuesday, and they’ll work to tow away abandoned vehicles throughout the rest of the city in the coming weeks.
“Abandoned vehicles are a blight on neighborhoods and we’re making a special commitment of resources to address them. I urge residents to help police by letting us know of any such vehicles in their neighborhoods,” Mayor Bill Peduto said in a press release.MORE NEWS: Deer Tests Positive For Chronic Wasting Disease In Jefferson County
You can report abandoned vehicles by calling 311, 412-255-2621 or filing a complaint online.