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'Drug dealers only' road signs target local crime

A group of residents in Tower Hamlets in London are so fed up with drug dealers in the area they've taken matters into their own hands.

They asked a group of artists, who call themselves the 'Columbia Road Cartel', to create "Drug dealers only" parking spaces and replace road signs with ones saying things like "crack pickup point."

Alice Conibere from the Weavers Community Action Group said "'We’ve had to take things into our own hands."

Police say they are aware of the issues in the Tower Hamlets area and they have officers "working hard to tackle drugs offences."

This clip is originally from 5 Live Drive on Thursday 20 September 2018.

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