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Originally published Friday, October 11, 2013 at 7:32 AM

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Spokane's skate park? City may move it because it is considered a magnet for homeless, crime

The Spokane Parks Board is thinking about moving a skate park from downtown Spokane to Riverfront Park.


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Maybe they could move it to Westlake Park in Seattle, where criminals are safe. MORE
I am in Spokane a lot. I feel more uncomfortable walking the streets of downtown... MORE

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SPOKANE, Wash. —

The Spokane Parks Board is thinking about moving a skate park from downtown Spokane to Riverfront Park.

Police say the skate park has become a magnet for the homeless and crime.

Parks spokesman Leroy Eadie told KREM there are safety concerns at the park and not a lot of recreational users.

Funding for a new park would come from a park bond issue if it's approved next year by voters.

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