Burglaries, Vehicle Theft, Rap...


Burglaries, Vehicle Theft, Rape Up On Last Year According To Early Crime Stats

Tom Douglas
Tom Douglas

02:47 2 Aug 2022

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The number of burglaries increased by a third in the first half of the year, compared to the same period last year.

Provisional crime statistics to the end of June show vehicle theft is up 77 per cent on last year and is also ten percent ahead of pre-pandemic levels.

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Gardai today published their provisional crime statistics for the six months of the year.

Residential burglaries are up a third on the same period last year , but still remain well behind the figures for 2019, before the pandemic.

Theft of vehicles though is up 77 per cent in the first half of the year compared to last year, however it's also 10 per cent ahead of pre-pandemic levels.

While sexual offences overall are down slightly, reported rape is up 21 per cent on last year and 11 per cent on 2019.

The figures also show there was an increase of 13 per cent in the number of domestic violence incidents, attended by Gardai in the six months to the end of June.


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