2nd quarter crime stats released for Columbus

2nd quarter crime stats released for Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - According to the crime report for Columbus released on Friday, crime statistics are down 5 percent compared to the same time last year.

Police say homicide is down 45 percent, aggravated assault is down 4 percent, burglary is down 13 percent, larceny is down 3 percent, and motor vehicle theft is down 3 percent.

Rape is up by six incidents, or 19 percent, and robbery is up by 17 percent.

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