New figures show that crime has fallen by 10% in North Yorkshire over the past year. This is 3,963 fewer victims of crime compared to the previous 12 months, with a total of 36,050 crimes.
- 39% reduction in robbery
- 14% reduction in burglaries
- 10% reduction in theft
- 7% reduction in violence
- 12% reduction in offences against motor vehicles
- 14% reduction in criminal damage
- 13% reduction in drug offences
However, there was an increase in some crimes.
- 1% increase in sexual offences
- 21% increase in fraud and forgery
- 16% increase in other crimes