Montgomery County crime committed by juveniles is trending downward

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Juvenile crime down in Mont. County

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

The number of crimes in Montgomery County committed by juveniles is down despite a number of recent highly publicized incidents, county Juvenile Court Administrator Jim Cole said.

"We've certainly had some high-publicity cases here in the last 18 months," Cole told News Center 7s' Kate Bartley on Thursday.

But in the last decade, crimes committed in the county by juveniles have decreased.

Watch Bartley's report on juvenile crime.

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