Crime down in Suffolk

New figures released by police show Suffolk is a safer place to live

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Crime in Suffolk falls for the seventh year

Suffolk Police Officer on duty
Suffolk is a safer place to live according to new crime figures Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Crime in Suffolk has fallen for the seventh year in a row and the number of crimes being solved has gone up according to new figures.

There were 40,009 crimes recorded in the county between April 2012 and March 2013. It represents 5,632 fewer crimes than the previous year.