Skyrocking Local Crime Stats

February 15, 2024 9:17 am in by
Credit: Gold Central Victoria

RACV and Neighbourhood Watch are alerting local business owners of an increase in burglaries by 39.8 per cent in 2023.

This follows a local incident where a ‘prolific burgalar’ allegedly broke into a string of schools and community buildings in December and January.

According to Crime Statistics Victoria, 25,607 offences were recorded in 2023 – in comparison to 18,405 offences in 2022.

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