Burglaries down 40% in Co Kildare - CSO

Burglaries are down by 40 per cent in Co Kildare, according to the Central Statistics Office. The overall number of of crimes committed in the county fell by 10 per cent between April and June. The data showed that 1,766 crimes were committed in the Kildare Division in the third quarter - down from 1,975 between January and March of this year. There were also drops in the number of sexually-based offences, instances of robbery and theft and related offences.

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