Business crime in Lewisham falls

Business crime in Lewisham fell by in 2011, as part of a downward trend across the capital.

There were 2267 burglaries, robberies or cases of theft recorded in 2011, compared with 2611 the year before - a fall of 13.2%. The numbers exclude arson, which is probably just as well. The decline across London in the same period was 3.4%.

Figures provided by the Mayor of London's office.