BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A town hall was held Thursday night to help outline how police would be address recent crime in the Fells Point area.
But many business owners and residents were upset that Mayor Brandon Scott didn’t attend after promoting the town hall.READ MORE: WATCH: DC Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Along I-295 SB
WJZ asked Mayor Scott Friday why he didn’t attend. He said that he was at another community meeting that was previously scheduled.
But said his administration and police leaders were in attendance to help the Fells Point community.READ MORE: Jury Selection Underway In Capital Gazette Newspaper Shooting Case
In the wake of Fells Point businesses asking for action from #Baltimore City leaders RE: crime/trash/violence, @MayorBMScott invited residents to a virtual down hall but did not attend – infuriating many. I asked the Mayor why he couldn’t make the virtual meeting last night👇🏽@wjz https://t.co/fHlcefEtA8 pic.twitter.com/YdHattzMwR
— Annie Rose Ramos (@AnnieRoseNews) June 11, 2021MORE NEWS: Capitol Riot Suspect Robert Reeder Enters Guilty Plea