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N.Y. subway crime surges due to robberies

Posted on April 26, 2012

NEW YORK — Crime on New York City subways has surged by more than 20% due to pickpockets and other thieves, according the the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Due to the growing problem, some MTA board members are pushing for a new prosecutor appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to specifically handle subway crimes, reported CBS New York.

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