Mexico City: Highest Rate in Mexico for Robberies of Pedestrians

Posted on June 7, 2017 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico (machine translated) Mexico City currently has Mexico’s second highest rate of robberies against pedestrians (Robo a transeúntes), a crime that increased 38.2 percent in the first four months of this year.

In this period also increased the culpable homicide in 22.4 percent, the robbery with violence (10,9) and the robbery to houses (7.5 percent), among other crimes in frank increase.

This was reported by the National Citizen Observatory, which, however, reported a decrease in extortion, vehicle theft and rape.

The data was provided by the director of the Observatory, Francisco Rivas who, while acknowledging that the Mexican capital is among the lowest murder rates, grew at an alarming rate compared to the same period of 2016. Read Article


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