Anna Lo said: “I am shocked at the level of serious crime in South Belfast. These figures starkly illustrate the problems in this area.
“The police have a difficult job to do and everyone must give them their full support and assistance to ensure they can deal with these incidents.
“Last week it was revealed that plans are afoot to cut the number of police officers in Northern Ireland. These figures on serious crime underline the need to invest more in police, not make cutbacks.”