Here Are The 9 Most Dangerous Places In Virginia After Dark
Recent studies suggest that Virginia is in the top 10 safest states in the U.S. That being said, it’s not completely exempt from crimes and other dangerous occurrences. This is especially true at nighttime, when darkness has a way of bringing about more suspicious activity than usual. While the following places may be some of the most charming and lovely during the day, they tend towards a darker side after the sun sets. The following is a list of towns, counties, and a few more specific places that have a history of particularly high crime and violence.
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While the places mentioned above may experience more violent and criminal activity than other places in Virginia, this does not mean that they should be avoided. As with all things, safety and common sense can go a long way. Are there any other places in Virginia that seem more dangerous at night? As always, feel free to share your experiences.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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