Crime during a pandemic: Less break, more grandchildren trick-victims

The Corona-limitations on the crime in the state of Hesse, at least until June to fall. "Overall, the number of criminal complaints, traffic accidents, Burglar

Crime during a pandemic: Less break, more grandchildren trick-victims

The Corona-limitations on the crime in the state of Hesse, at least until June to fall. "Overall, the number of criminal complaints, traffic accidents, Burglary, thefts and other reported crimes since the entry into force of the Hesse regulations to combat the Corona Virus, in comparison with the previous year decreased," said the Landeskriminalamt (LKA), Wiesbaden, on request. This was particularly the case for April. But also in may and the first half of June, less criminal are view as in the previous Year has been recorded.

scammers, which means grandson trick seniors to steal, to beat, however, is temporarily more common: In March and April, the Numbers were higher than in the previous year, in may dropped compared to the same month again. The number of domestic burglaries fell - presumably because the residents, due to the restrictions had increasingly been at home "and in this respect, the Tatgelegenheiten were reduced," said the LKA.

More domestic violence?

Whether or not domestic violence has increased as feared, let the statistics do not read. "On the basis of existing research findings and also against the Background of the practical daily use of experience of the police is assumed, however, that in cases of domestic violence, in principle, by a high dark field," said the LKA.

Updated Date: 06 July 2020, 05:19

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