Subway Crime Up 17 Percent Since Last Year

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In the last week alone there's been a robbery and attempted rape on the F line, two face-slashings, and the eleventh sexual assault in Park Slope since March. Overall, the crime rate is up 16.6 percent year over year, but the NYPD says it's mostly grand larcenies. And at least it's not the eighties. [NBC NY]