'Different' crime rates recorded in 2012

Crime came down sharply last year - but there has been controversy over exactly how much it fell.

Figures show police-recorded crimes dropped by almost a third over the last five years, but as ITV News UK Editor Lucy Manning reports, it is thought that up to 400,000 cases went unrecorded:

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Police 'overstate' fall in crime

An ONS review of the Crime Survey for England and Wales and crimes recorded by the police showed that while both report a fall in offences, police records appear to "overstate the true rate in which crime has been falling".