Cumbrian crime rates fall

Police on patrol Credit: ITV News Border

Crime in Cumbria has fallen by 11% according to the latest figures released by the Police and Crime Commissioner.

The figures from April 2012 to the end of March 2013 show a 3% reduction in burglaries, 290 fewer incidents of anti-social behaviour and 443 less assaults involving injury.

Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes has called it an "outstanding result for the people of Cumbria."