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LVMPD: Crime on Las Vegas Strip is on the rise

Posted at 10:16 PM, Sep 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-24 11:23:21-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Crime is on the rise on the Las Vegas Strip, according to new statistics released by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Violent crimes have gone up from last year to this year especially for assault with a firearm or knife.

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Shootings rose by 5% but stabbings went up 17% from just under 1000 incidents to 1100 this year.

Arrests for assault also jumped by 8% and arrests for rape went up 6%