Arklow worst for crime in Wicklow

It’s not good news if you live in Arklow, according to new crime figures published by the Irish Independent for the first six months of this year.

329 burglaries where reported in the town in the first half of the year making it the worst for crime followed by Bray, Blessington and Newtown.

Wicklow is the 5th worst county for burglaries by head of population in Ireland.

There were 222 burglaries per 100,000 people in the Garden County while Wexford had the highest rate with 256 burglaries.

 

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