Crime Up 17 Percent in November: Police Statistics

The number of robberies, burglaries and felony assaults rose this month.

Crime rose 17.5 percent in the 111th Precinct during the past month as the number of burglaries, robberies and felony assaults increased, according to police statistics.

So far this year, crime is up just .2 percent in the precinct, which covers Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck.

But the number of incidents in November were higher than during the same period of time in 2011.

The precinct reported no murders or rapes during the past month and the number of grand larceny auto incidents dropped from 10 in November 2011 to four this past month.

In addition, the number of grand larcenies dropped from 30 incidents in November 2011 to 27 incidents during the past month.

But robberies were up from three incidents last year to eight this November and burglaries rose from 14 incidents to 22 incidents.

There were no felony assaults reported in the precinct during November 2011, but there were six during the same period of time this year.

The precinct’s numbers covered the month through Nov. 18. Statistics for the rest of the month were not yet available.


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