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NYC subway crime down 6%, led by drops in robberies and assaults: NYPD

Posted on AllSides April 29th, 2024
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Gardiner Anderson for New York Daily News

Major felonies on the subway system are down 6.4% in the first four months of 2024 after a winter of high-profile subterranean crimes, according to NYPD stats released Monday. “What a difference a few months make,” Norman Grandstaff, deputy chief of the NYPD’s transit bureau, said Monday at a meeting of the MTA’s board. The bulk of that reduction is due to a 25% drop in robberies and a 5% decrease in felony assaults from the same Jan. 1 to April 28 period last year. Murders are up, with four...

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