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December Crime Spike For Brisbane

But police say city is safe

December Crime Spike For Brisbane

There's been a big spike in crime including assaults and robberies over the Christmas period, but police say it's not part of an upwards trend.

Crime rates in December 2016 were 27% higher than the year before - with a whopping 33% increase in break ins.

Police bosses say the spike's due to career crims, who've all been caught and charged.

They maintain over a 6 month period, we won't see similar increases.