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19 Jul 2018

Crime rates up – but only 9% lead to charges

Senior Home Affairs Correspondent

Figures released today show that the rates of murder, robbery and carrying knives have risen sharply.

Alongside this is a decline in detection – only 9 per cent of crimes now result in either a charge or a summons.

Please be warned – there are distressing images from the start of this report.