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Crunching the Queens crime numbers: rapes still up across borough, robberies increase and grand larcenies decrease in northern Queens


Mar. 27, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of rapes throughout Queens remained up during the 28-day period from Feb. 23 to Mar. 24, compared to the same time period last year, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. In northern Queens, robberies had a large increase, while grand larcenies declined sharply. Over the course of the 28-day period, reported rape cases in northern Queens increased 33.3%, from 15 in 2023 to 20 in 2024. Robberies also had a large increase in northern Queens, rising 37% from 119 to 163. Grand larcenies, on the other hand,…
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