Police data shows crime rates are up from 1,366 total crimes last year to 1,634 this year — nearly a 20 percent increase — through September, according to the report.
Robberies and aggravated assaults showed the greatest increase, with robberies nearly doubling from 34 incidents between January and September 2011 to 63 between January and September this year, according to the report.
Armed robberies are up to 78 from 47 in the same period.
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