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Fall in crime welcomed

April 13, 2011 10:21 PM

Cllr David BillNews that Crime across Hinckley and Bosworth has plummeted by 13.7% over the last year has been welcomed by Liberal Democrat councillors.

Cllr David Bill, Deputy Leader of Hinckley and Bosworth council and community safety spokesman said "This is very good news, these figures mean there were 918
fewer victims of crime in our area.

"The Lib Dem led council believes in working closely with the police to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour.

"This drop in crime shows our approach is working. We cannot be complacent though, crime still happens and victims suffer. Tackling it will continue to be a top priority for local Liberal Democrats."

The crime figures are the best for six years.

House burglaries have fallen by more than a quarter (28.4%) Violent crime down by nearly a third (32%).

The total number of anti-social behaviour incidents reported to the police
in Hinckley has also reduced by a huge 28.4% compared to the previous year.