Posted Monday, March 22, 2010 2:21 PM | Contributed by Jeff
A man robbed the Castles and Coasters amusement park at gunpoint Friday afternoon and then fled, leading police to set up a perimeter around Metrocenter mall, authorities said.
Read more from The Arizona Republic.
Wonderful... This is soon to become my home park in another three months. Not that it is much of a park. Well, one thing I can say is that this area has not been any any of my home searching the past few months. I heard this part of town is pretty bad with crime from my co-workers in Phoenix.
Living on the other side of town, this isn't that surprising. It's not in the best of neighborhoods and we've been having a bit of a robbery streak in this economic downturn.
I am doing a minor derail here and can take this to PM is the mods would like.
What part ow town are you in? I am looking in Chandler, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Queens Creek, Sun Lakes and Ahwatukee. The later two are showing to be somewhat out of my price range though at this point. I will be working out of Chandler and South Phoenix, thus why I am looking in this area.
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