‘Unfortunate’ reality of crime

IT’S an “unfortunate reality” that Mildura’s crime rate sits 33.5 per cent higher than the state average.

That was the sentiment of Mildura police Inspector John Nolan in response to the latest crime figures, released this week.

State-wide, the number of offences­­­ recorded by police in the year to December 31, 2016, was 10.2 per cent higher than the previous year. 

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