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Crime Rate Down in Hobbs

HOBBS, NM (KWES) -

Crime in Hobbs is down from last year.

Police say they haven't seen a spike in crime at this point this year compared to the same time frame last year.

They've only had one homicide this year and three in 2014.

Another major crime they say draws attention is rape.

They've had 18 reported last year during this time and 16 right now.

However, police say they're keeping a closer eye on theft related crimes, including burglary, larceny and robbery.

That's because they've seen an increase this year compared to last.

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