Crime data shows vehicle thefts down, sexual assaults up in Illawarra

Natalie Croxon
Updated June 16 2023 - 3:40pm, first published June 15 2023 - 3:30pm
File picture by Kylie Pitt.
File picture by Kylie Pitt.

The Illawarra has bucked the trend of increasing vehicle thefts in NSW - which in March hit a six-year peak - but has seen a significant rise in sexual assault reports.

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Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon


Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, mostly covering social affairs. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.

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