Antioch's crime has decreased for the first three months of 2013 compared with the year before, according to police statistics.

City leaders lauded police Chief Allan Cantando's report this week as a "ray of good news," but acknowledged much work must still be done to boost public safety.

Here are the total number of crimes in Antioch for January, February and March 2013, compared with the first three months of 2012.

Type of Crime 2012 2013 Percentage change

Homicide 2 2 0

Rape 12 4 -66.7

Robbery 80 89 11.3

Aggravated Assault 148 130 -12.2

Burglary 451 354 -21.5

Theft 543 455 -16.2

Auto Theft 314 209 -33.4

Total Crime 1550 1243 -19.8

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