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King's Cross tube station has the highest level of crime on the Underground

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Isabelle Aron
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Figures from the British Transport Police have revealed the top ten Underground stations where crime levels are highest. King's Cross topped the list with 457 crimes reported in 2014-15, and the total figure included more than 200 thefts, so hold onto your bags, folks. But it's not all bad news – according to the British Transport Police, commuters are actually safer than ever as the number of reported offences decreased by 12.4 percent in 2014-15, compared to 2013-14.

Here's the full top ten list of the Underground's worst stations for crime:

1. King's Cross - 457
2. Oxford Circus - 344
3. Stratford - 344
4. Victoria - 308
5. Liverpool Street - 235
6. Bank - 228
7. Green Park - 193
8. Holborn - 193
9. Leicester Square - 190
10. London Bridge - 184

In other news, someone's made a massive 40ft tube map

And there are probably more tube strikes coming our way

Image: Chris Beckett

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