Crime falls in Brentford and Isleworth
drop in crime marred by increase in burglaries
There was an increase in burglaries throughout the area - an extra 18 incidents, a 12% increase. A third of all crimes related to handling stolen goods. There were 233 increases in criminal damage, with Brentford being the worst affected areas. 50% of offences consist of thefts from or of a motor vehicle.
Incidents of violence against the peson fell quite dramatically, with a fall in reported offence from 303 to 252, a fall of 16%. Three quarters of these incidents resulted in minor or no injuries.
Jan 27 2004
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