CENTRAL FALLS – While crime overall last year in Central Falls remained historically lower than it’s been since 2004, some categories saw increases in line with wider trends amid an overall 3 percent uptick in crime.

Aggravated assaults were up, from 43 in 2021 to 63 last year, while simple assaults, which includes domestic incidents, were down, from a high of 208 in 2017, to 176 in 2021, to 153 last year.

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