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Daniel Andrews accused of refusing to take action to fix the violent crime rate in Vi

The Nationals Member for Lowan, Emma Kealy MP is accusing Daniel Andrews of refusing to take action to fix the violent crime rate in Victoria.

New figures released by the Victorian Crime Statistics Agency show the number of offences recorded by Victorian police in the year to 31 March 2017 have risen 4 per cent, with the most significant upward trends being assault and related offences (up 7.9 per cent).

Robbery (up 19.6 per cent) and dangerous and negligent acts endangering people (up 20.2 per cent).

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Crime rates in the Hindmarsh LGA have risen an astounding 79.11 per cent since December 2014, up from 225 to 403 total offences at March 2017.