NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Officials in Niagara Falls say they are adding more surveillance cameras around the city in an effort to discourage crime.

WGRZ-TV reports Mayor Paul Dyster hopes to add up to seven cameras by summer. Police say the cameras will focus on Pine Avenue. The area has seen a recent uptick in crime.

Dyster believes the cameras can serve as a deterrent.

The city currently has three surveillance cameras. The District Attorney’s office is donating four more.

Information from: WGRZ-TV,

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