NYPD Reports Dip In Subway Crime

There is some good news for straphangers as the New York City Police Department says crime is down in the subway this year.

NYPD numbers show subway robberies are down more than 40 percent in January and February, compared with the same months last year.

Police say there were 97 incidents in the first two months of 2013, compared with more than 170 last year.

The number of grand larcenies in the subway is also down in January and February, at about 3 percent.

Other statistics like burglaries and felony assaults are about the same in the first two months of this year as in 2012.


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