New BOSCAR data reveals major spike in car break ins, fraud crimes in the Illawarra

Grace Crivellaro
By Grace Crivellaro
Updated June 22 2022 - 8:16am, first published June 21 2022 - 9:30am
Data: Wollongong and Shellharbour have bucked state trends in the wrong way when it comes to reported incidents of stealing from vehicle crimes. Picture: Robert Peet.

Opportunistic crimes like stealing from cars and frauds have spiked in the Illawarra over the past two years, according to new data.


Grace Crivellaro

Grace Crivellaro is an Illawarra Mercury reporter.

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