Rantz: Fights, drug use rampant as Seattle school encampment terrorizing area

The situation is deteriorating at the homeless encampment attached to Broadview-Thomson K-8 in Seattle. The encampment, with just a flimsy fence separating it from the school’s playground, has grown considerably. Now, more aggressive homeless people are wandering around the family-friendly streets of Bitter Lake. Some residents are scared.

Just in the last week, homeless people from the camp were seen openly brawling with one another or outsiders and shooting up in full view. And there have been more sightings of sex workers wandering in and out of the encampment.

Seattle Public Schools and the fringe school board, however, refuse to act. The encampment is slated

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