Report: Park crime up 24 percent in July since 2009

THE BRONX - Crime in city parks is on the rise, with a 24-percent increase in July since 2009, according to a new report.

New York City Park Advocates rated the top five crime-riddled parks and Crotona Park in The Bronx came in at No. 5 with 20 reported incidents for July.

Manhattan's Central Park topped the list with 99 reported crimes.

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