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Neighbors try to deter crime with 'Glock Block' signs

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MILWAUKIE, OR (KPTV) -

A Milwaukie woman says she's so fed up with crime in her neighborhood that she has decided to post signs implying that she and others are armed.

Last week, Coy Tolonen was at home drinking coffee when she looked outside and saw a man stealing a bronze statue from her yard. She also noticed the man trying to break through her front door. She called the police but claims nothing is being done.

Tolonen says the attempted break-in was the last straw.

She's now in the process of getting a concealed handgun license, which many of her neighbors already have. She and her neighbors are also joining together to post flyers that read "Glock Block - We Don't Call 911."

Tolonen says she wants criminals to know she and her neighbors are serious and have had enough.

Clackamas County deputies are concerned about the signs and the rush to carry guns. The sheriff's office says it does not support any kind of vigilante behavior.

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