Leaders called on to stop drugs, prostitution

Residents of a Bronx neighborhood say they want local leaders to clean up their crime-ridden streets.The area from the Grand Concourse and 198th Street to

THE BRONX - Residents of a Bronx neighborhood say they want local leaders to clean up their crime-ridden streets.

The area from the Grand Concourse and 198th Street to the Kingsbridge Armory has become riddled with drugs, gang violence and prostitution, residents say.

Residents say the violence has gotten so bad they can't visit a local park.

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