Felonies Down Across New York’s Transit System, But Assaults SpikeCrime in New York City subways was down 3.5 percent last year, but the news was not all good.
NYPD Transit Chief: Subway Crime Rose 36 Percent In JanuaryAccording to Fox, the number of attacks has more than tripled.
Sex Crimes In Subway System On The RiseThere have been 343 sex crimes reported in the subway system this year -- an increase of 24 incidents, or 7.5 percent, compared to last year.
NYPD To Subway Acrobats: Sit DownSo far this year, police have arrested more than 240 people on misdemeanor charges related to acrobatics. This time last year, police had made fewer than 40 such arrests.