Crime Statistics for Watford Gap, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

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Crime Statistics for Watford Gap, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Watford Gap using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 63 street level crime incidents in Watford Gap in December 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Watford Gap, 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 Crime26
Burglary8
Anti Social Behaviour7
Vehicle Crime7
Criminal Damage Arson5
Public Order4
Shoplifting3
Drugs1
Theft From The Person1
Other Crime1
All Crime63

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Watford Gap. 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 Watford Gap

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Moor Hall (1.39 miles)90
Watford Gap63
Roughley (0.88 miles)60
Four Oaks (0.88 miles)53
Four Oaks Park (1.24 miles)49
Streetly (1.76 miles)41
Black Brook (2.39 miles)32
Little Aston (1.24 miles)29
Shenstone Woodend (1.24 miles)6
Little Hay (1.39 miles)4

22.3%
of Birmingham residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Watford Gap

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Moor Hall34
Watford Gap26
Four Oaks22
Streetly21
Roughley17
Four Oaks Park15
Little Aston11
Black Brook10
Shenstone Woodend4
Little Hay4

Last updated: February 5, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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