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Pennsylvania town uses Pinterest to increase arrests of alleged criminals

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Screenshot of Pottstown, Pennsylvania's wanted Pinterest page. Pinterest

One Pennsylvania town is getting creative with how they catch criminals.

A local reporter posted "wanted" mugshots onto Pinterest and invited the community to offer tips. Pottstown police say tips that came from the social network boosted the number of arrests.

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