crime, especially violent crime, has been declining across the nation since 1993. but this year may be different. virginia beach has fallen victim to a wave of robberies. this article describes the latest - two teen boys robbed and "pistol-whipped." yes, the news said pistol-whipped.
i am pretty sure some other news channel reported that this makes 36 robberies in the city this year. 36 in 20 days. a police spokesperson said, ""Unfortunately, robberies do occur in a city our size, and we'll investigate it and do what we can to get the suspects identified and locked up."
someone needs to do something.