Theft problem could force Pittsburgh Family Dollar to go out of business, store says

Theft problem could force Pittsburgh Family Dollar to go out of business, store says

PITTSBURGH — A Family Dollar store in Pittsburgh’s Sheraden neighborhood says so many people are stealing from them, it may put them out of business.

Neighbors said they rely on the store for their essentials, which is within walking distance of many homes and schools.

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The manager of the store said a regional team is looking into inventory and what could be done, if anything, to help the business stay afloat.

A neighboring business said extra cameras and a policy of no backpacks and no more than two kids in the store at a time have helped cracked down on the petty theft.

Hear reaction from residents who live in the area, in the video above.

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