Wood huts removed from Lakewood's 'Tent City'

Fifteen wooden huts have come down at an encampment for the homeless in the woods in Lakewood.The huts will be replaced by tents under an

LAKEWOOD - Fifteen wooden huts have come down at an encampment for the homeless in the woods in Lakewood.

The huts will be replaced by tents under an agreement with the homeless not to expand their community.

The camp sprang up in the woods off Cedar Bridge Avenue near Clover Street because community members say there are no homeless shelters in Ocean County.

AP wire services contributed to this report.

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