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Hamilton residents angered at police response to recent 'rise in crime'

People living in the Hamilton suburbs of Rototuna and Flagstaff feel like they're under attack right now.

They say crime is on the rise. Cars, homes and businesses being broken into and robbed.

They're angry police aren't doing enough.

Police insist there's been no significant increase in crime, but locals, and a local councillor who used to be a cop, disagree.

Seven Sharp's Tim Wilson visits the area to speak to those affected, in the video above. 

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Police say there’s no significant spike in crime, but a local councillor who used to be an officer disagrees. Source: Seven Sharp