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Sunday, 26.05.2013, 11:19
City center and Lasnamäe – Tallinn's most criminal districts
Most risky districts of Tallinn are the central area and Lasnamäe; the biggest number of crimes occur there as compared to other district of the Estonian capital, the news service BBN reports referring to the statistics published by the Ministry of Justice of Estonia.
Estonian police registered 6,750 crimes in Tallinn in total. This was about three percent more than a year earlier. Analysis by city districts shows that there were 2,132 crimes registered in the central district, followed by 1,509 in Lasnamäe, 881 in North Tallinn, 623 in Mustamäe, 593 in Kristiine and 370 in Haabersti, writes LETA.
Tallinn's safest districts were Nõmme and Pirita with 329 and 112 registered crimes, respectively.
The number of thefts was almost in line with the last year's levels, except for North Tallinn where the number of thefts fell by 65 in one year.
There were more cases of physical abuse in all city districts.
As for robberies, 93 were recorded by the police this year in Tallinn which is three more than a year earlier.