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FBI: Crime rate down in the Lowcountry

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The crime rate is down in the Lowcountry, according to the FBI.

In 2010 violent crime fell by six percent. That's the fourth straight year violent crime has dropped.

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Robbery fell by 10 percent and rape by five. Murder, non negligent manslaughter and aggravated assault fell by more than 4 percent.

Property crime also went down.

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