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Sex Crimes Up

Amarillo - Reported sexual assault cases in Amarillo are up 43 percent from last year.

That's 50 in may versus 35 the year before.

Experts estimate only one in 10 victims report -- meaning 500 possible sexual assaults in amarillo in may alone.

Each a real person, a real face, a real life changed forever.

At family support services their hotline help victims.

Last month, 66 percent of their clients were children.

Family support services stresses that if you are victim of assault, you did nothing to deserve it.

But you do deserve all the help and services you can get.

If you are a victim of sexual assualt and need assistance call 800-749-9026.

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