7% MORE CRIMECategory: Land + People
Criminal offences rose 7 per cent last year: according to Home Office figures published yesterday. Robbery was up 30 per cent, criminal damage rose 17 per cent and violence against the person increased 11 per cent. Burglary was 8 per cent up and there were 5 per cent more cases of fraud and forgery. Police cleared up 44 per cent of offences.
(The Financial Times, April, 1976)