Philadelphia police warn parking violators: #NoSavsies
By Daniel Kelley
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Philadelphia police are using a velvet hammer to crack down on the illegal but widespread practice of saving parking spaces with furniture, toilets and other items, by turning to a Twitter hashtag that warns #NoSavesies.
"Shoveling a spot from a public street does not make it yours," Sergeant Eric Gripp, who runs the Philadelphia Police Department's Twitter account, told Reuters on Wednesday.
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