TBI crimes declined in 2015; sexual assaults increased - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

TBI crimes declined in 2015; sexual assaults increased

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

According to the number of TBI crimes reported, college campuses were safer in 2015 than the year prior.

The study showed that 29 percent of all crimes reported were thefts. 

Although the number of reports declined, it showed a 26 percent rise in sexual assaults across the state. 

At the University of Memphis, there were 121 theft reports. That number is down from 2014. 

Sexual offenses, however, are up at the University of Memphis from 2014.

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