Seoul City, police enhance crackdown on sex crimes

Seoul City and police have designated some 600 spots in the city for strengthened measures against sex crimes.

Police patrols will be enhanced in the areas including secluded residential towns, neighborhood parks, entertainment streets and construction sites, the city government said Thursday.

A total of 340 extra surveillance cameras will be installed in the areas. All 25 districts and police will share images under an integrated system, helping monitor about 25,000 cameras at the same time.

(rene@heraldcorp.com)