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Crime falls in Causeway Coast and Glens District

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The latest PSNI crime statistics have been released and make for some interesting reading.

The statistics show that crime has dropped in the Causeway Coast and Glens District by 3.1%, the only other district to have seen a drop in crime was the Derry City & Strabane district.

The statistics, which were recorded over the period from June 2014 – May 2015 show that there has been a huge rise in sexual offences across Northern Ireland, with a 20.6 percent rise when compared to the same period of the previous year.

There has also been a rise in violence against the person, drug offences, possession of weapons offences and miscellaneous crimes against society.

There was a sharp drop in robberies, at 8.1%, a 1.1% drop in burglary and a 0.5% drop in all other theft offences.

The total crime figures saw a 2.4 percent increase.

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