Analysis shows Donegal has low rate of mugging but high rate of assault

May 27, 2021 0 Comments

first_img Google+ Newsx Adverts By News Highland – July 7, 2012 WhatsApp NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Analysis shows Donegal has low rate of mugging but high rate of assault Twitter An analysis of crime figures published today suggests that the Donegal Garda Division is one of the counties in which you are least likely to be the victim of muder, mugging or burglary.However, the county is in the top five for both physical assault and rape and sexual assault.The figures were compiled by the Daily Mail using crime figures from 2010 to the first quarter of 2012.The report finds that over the 27 month period, there were four muggings and one murder in the Donegal Garda division. That’s one mugging per 29,259 people in Donegal, compared to one per 4512 in Dublin South Central.There were 964 burglaries in the county over the period, that’s one per 162 people, compared to one per 36 people in Dublin North Central. This comes at a time when the garda response to such burglaries in rural areas is the subject of an internal debate within the county.In the area of assault, however, Donegal does not fare as well. There were 391 reported assaults in the division, one per 401 people, the fourth most likely division in which the be assaulted.In the case of rape and sexual assault, the Daily Mail analysis says there were 189 incidents reported in Donegal over the period, one per 830 people, the fifth highest in the country. Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitter Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pinterestcenter_img Facebook WhatsApp Facebook 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Previous articleOrange Order members converge on Rossknowlagh for annual paradeNext articleAlcohol forum welcomes judge’s intervention in price war News Highland Google+ Pinterest Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more