Crime Drops in L.A. for 10th Straight Year

Crime Drops in L.A. for 10th Straight Year

KTLA is reporting that crime has dropped in L.A. for the 10 consecutive year. Serious crimes such as robbery, assault and auto theft decreased, which account for a two percent drop. However, petty thefts and homicides are up, as 297 murders have been reported.

Authorities believe the spike in petty theft can be attributed to economic woes.

[via LAist]

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