BEIJING, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- Police caught more than 17,900 people suspected of committing crimes during the Spring Festival holiday.
From Feb. 8 to 15, police broke up more than 2,790 criminal gangs and cracked 62,080 cases involving 130 million yuan (20.8 million U.S. dollars), the Ministry of Public Security revealed on Sunday.
The ministry said it will continue to crack down on burglaries and robberies, as well as work to safeguard people's lives and property.
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