Major crimes in NYC jumped 2.4% during March on heels of murder, auto theft spikes: NYPD

After starting 2021 with two solid months of crime reductions, the NYPD hit a bump in the road in March, according to statistics released Tuesday.

Overall index crime jumped 2.4% last month, year-over-year, due largely to a significant uptick in murders and reported auto thefts.

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