Crime statistics show an increase in Mildura

June 21, 2024 8:41 am in by

There has been an increase in offences recorded across Mildura, but a slight drop in Swan Hill.

The latest figures from the Crime Statistics Agency show an eight-point-two per cent rise in Mildura in the 12-months to March.

Car theft, criminal damage and other theft among the crimes recorded.

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In Swan Hill the number of offences dropped by point-three of a per cent, with criminal damage down.

There were 535,673 criminal offences recorded in Victoria in the twelve months to March 2024 – an increase of 39,261 offences or 7.9%.

While overall crime has gradually increased since Victoria emerged from the pandemic, offending has still not reached pre-pandemic levels.