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November violent in Waterloo; Mayor candidates discuss


WATERLOO (KWWL) - The ongoing crime-problem is at the top of the agenda for two candidates who want to be the next mayor of Waterloo.
The runoff election is December 1st.

Candidates Buck Clark and Steve Schmitt want to use solutions that they say have worked in the past.

Waterloo has seen its share of violent crime just in the month of November:

November 3 - Robbery at Check 'n Go on Logan Avenue.  No arrests, no suspects.

November 10 - Shots fired at 905 Logan Avenue.  No one hurt.  Police arrested Anthony Jackson.

November 11 - Victim attacked with hammer at convenience store on Broadway Street.  Authorities have a suspect, but are still working on the case.

November 18 -Home invasion on Conger Street.   Two arrested.  A police officer also shot one of the suspects.

November 19 - Two men injured after fight involving knife on the corner of Lafayette and East 5th Street.  No charges will be filed. 

During KWWL's Waterloo Mayoral Debate in October, both Clark and Schmitt spoke about the need to improve public safety in Waterloo.

Tonight on our news at 6:00, Newschannel 7's John Wilmer speaks to both to find out if their attitudes and plans to conquer violence have changed in light of this most violent crime spree.

Online producer:  Adam Amdor


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