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Report: Violent crime up in Durham

Posted August 16, 2010 9:52 p.m. EDT
Updated August 17, 2010 12:03 a.m. EDT

— Durham police saw an uptick in crime in the first half of 2010.

Statistics released Monday evening show violent crime – homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault  – rose by 4 percent from the same period last year.

Property crime – burglary, larceny and motor vehicle theft – increased by 7 percent.

To read the Durham Police Department's 2nd Quarter Report, click here.