Figures show decrease in crime

The level of crime in most categories fell in the 12 months to the end of March.

The CSO said that burglaries were down by 9%; sexual offences fell by almost 7%; and homicide dropped by over 4%.

However, there was a 6% rise in the number of kidnappings.

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