According to a new report, crime in New York City is continuing to surge more than a year after the George Floyd riots of 2020.
As Fox 5 reports:
The overall crime rate in New York City was up 11.2% in October compared to a year ago.
The number of robberies jumped 15.8% (1,450 v. 1,252) and felonious assaults increased by 13.8% (2,123 v. 1,865) year-over-year.
Grand Larceny and auto thefts were also up sharply in October compared to the same period last year. Auto thefts are up almost 15% for the year versus 2020.
Gun arrests have jumped 13.9% this year compared to this point in 2020. There were 382 gun arrests in the city in October.
The cities mayor elect, Eric Adams ran on a platform of restoring order to the city.