New figures released by the Metropolitan Police show that crime is falling in the capital.
45,000 fewer crimes were committed in the year to the beginning of each month than in the previous year- although that year did include the London riots.
One of the biggest falls has been in youth violence, which has fallen by 30%.
According to the Met, this is due to it's proactive approach to tackling criminal gangs.
Gun and knife crime have both fallen by 20%.
However theft from a person has risen by 17%- mostly due to increased thefts of mobile phones.
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