NYPD report: Several precincts experiencing rise in violent crime

Several police departments across the city are reporting crime increases in their communities. The 66th Precinct, which covers the Borough Park, Kensington and Midwood sections

BROOKLYN - Several police departments across the city are reporting crime increases in their communities. The 66th Precinct, which covers the Borough Park, Kensington and Midwood sections of Brooklyn, has seen a 21-percent rise in felony assault cases since last year. However, the report also shows that burglaries have decreased by 19 percent. Other neighborhoods experiencing a slight rise in crime include Crown Heights, Sheepshead Bay, Williamsburg and Carol Gardens.

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