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Despite concerns over masks, Lynn robberies down during pandemic

LYNN — Despite police concerns that the prevalence of masks could lead to an increase in crime, robberies have significantly declined in Lynn since the start of the pandemic. From 2019 to 2020, there was a 42 percent reduction in robberies, from 108 to 63 total. “That was obviously a concern,” said Lynn Police Lt.…

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