Crime increase led by 13% boost in home robberies

Crime in province rose 2.7% in 2016, in contrast to 1.2% drop nationwide

Police arresting an alleged member of a home break-in gang last year

The number of crimes reported in Málaga province increased by 2.7% last year compared to 2015, with break-in home robberies leading the rise with a 13% jump, according to figures released last week by the Interior Ministry.

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