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Crime drops in downtown St. Louis

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By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson

(KMOV)-- The St. Louis Police Department reports that downtown crime dropped 14.8% in 2009 compared to the previous year. The numbers were released at 4th district police officers awards luncheon.

Robberies are down more than 4%, auto break-ins fell by more than 10%, and vehicle thefts are nearly 14% lower.

Burglaries were up by 16%.


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