Philadelphia’s Dem mayor ‘appalled’ by Rep. Scanlon carjacking reports

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Mayor Jim Kenney of Philadelphia said Wednesday he was “appalled” by reports that U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon was allegedly carjacked at gunpoint in his city earlier in the day.

“It’s disheartening, and quite frankly infuriating, that criminals feel emboldened to commit such a reckless crime in the middle of the day in what should be a place of tranquility and peace – one of Philadelphia’s beautiful parks,” Kenney said in a statement, according to FOX 29 of Philadelphia.

“My thoughts are with her during what I’m sure is a traumatic time.”

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney. (Getty Images)

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and District Attorney Larry Krasner also commented on the alleged crime.

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