CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland is the No. 1 city in Ohio where you’re most likely to get robbed and the second-most robbed city in the country, according to a report from Your Local Security.
Baltimore is the most robbed city in America, according to the study, followed by Cleveland.
According to the report, there were nearly 70 robberies in Cleveland for every 10,000 people in Ohio in 2017.
The study determined the most robbed cities in each state for 2017 by compiling robbery rates from the FBI’s crime data, which includes home robberies as well as incidents on the street, at a bank, or in a store.
The FBI defines a robbery as “taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or putting the victim in fear.”