Crime is down in several areas year to year as of the end of July in North Bay.

The list includes sexual offenses, drug charges and criminal offenses.

On the increase are assaults and break and enters and there’s no change in robberies.

Calls for service are also up by over 1,750 to close to 16,450 so far this year.

North Bay Police say the clearance number has improved by 33 for assaults and 27 for break and enters but it’s it’s lower by 10 for sexual offenses and 28 for drug counts.

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