Crime Statistics for Northumberland Heath, London, Bexley, Feb 2020

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Crime Statistics for Northumberland Heath, London, Bexley

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Northumberland Heath using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 245 street level crime incidents in Northumberland Heath in February 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Northumberland Heath, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime64
Vehicle Crime47
Anti Social Behaviour30
Other Theft24
Public Order16
Criminal Damage Arson15
Other Crime5
Theft From The Person2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime245

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Northumberland Heath. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.

Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Northumberland Heath

We've taken the ten nearest places to Northumberland Heath and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Northumberland Heath has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Colyers (0.75 miles)366
Barnehurst (1.24 miles)303
Belvedere (0.88 miles)293
Coldharbour (1.39 miles)264
Bexleyheath (1.75 miles)256
Northumberland Heath245
Barnes Cray (1.76 miles)222
Crayford (1.96 miles)190
Coldblow (2.49 miles)90

Most violent places near Northumberland Heath

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Northumberland Heath and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Northumberland Heath64
Barnes Cray61

Last updated: April 2, 2020
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