Sex crimes up in Bendigo, despite fall in overall offences, June 2018 figures show

Cassandra Dalgleish
Natalie Croxon
Updated September 27 2018 - 3:58pm, first published 9:30am
Sex crimes up in Bendigo, despite drop in overall offences
Sex crimes up in Bendigo, despite drop in overall offences

The number of sexual crimes reported in the City of Greater Bendigo has risen by almost 47 per cent in a year, despite an overall decrease in recorded offences.

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Cassandra Dalgleish

Cassandra Dalgleish

Digital specialist

Digital specialist at the Bendigo Advertiser, via Wimmera Mail-Times, Stawell Times-News and Ararat Advertiser. Formerly a news journalist and sub-editor. I do the behind-the-scenes work to help journalists bring their stories to life online.

Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon

Journalist

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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