NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Demolition crews set their sites on a crime-plagued apartment complex in Norfolk Tuesday morning.
The city bought Denby Park's seven apartment buildings for $2 million last year. The purchase is part of the city's plan to build safe, healthy neighborhoods that will sustain future generations
The apartments are near Wards Corner and have been a haven for crime.
At the time of purchase, only 16 units were occupied. Those residents were given assistance to find new homes.
The demolition got underway at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
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