‘Anarchy': Increase in violence at Mass. and Cass exacerbates area's woes

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Despite efforts to clean up Boston's troubled Mass. and Cass area, it is still rife with crime, and violence has spiked in recent weeks.

The Boston Police Patrolman's Association tells NBC10 Boston that officers have responded to over 5,000 calls in the area since the beginning of the year.He says officers watch the area 24 hours a day, and it's becoming increasingly dangerous.

"The city's plan thus far has not worked," he said."With the uptick in violence, the amount of weapons and open drug use, it's just a matter of time before we're going to a funeral.""I am concerned every day about the powder keg," said Sullivan.

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