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.

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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