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The crime beat

Burglaries were up in 2018, according to SFPD’s Northern Station. Year-to-date through Oct. 8, there were 638 burglaries, up from 537 for the same time in 2017. Robberies jumped from 250 to 285 over that same period.

As for San Francisco’s most famous crimes — auto burglaries — in 2018 through Oct. 1, there were 3,931, compared to 4,947 in the same time period in 2017.

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