Crime Statistics for Tonge Fold, Bolton, Bolton, June 2019

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Crime Statistics for Tonge Fold, Bolton, Bolton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Tonge Fold using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 2019 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 759 street level crime incidents in Tonge Fold in June 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Tonge Fold, 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 Crime195
Anti Social Behaviour100
Public Order96
Criminal Damage Arson60
Other Theft50
Vehicle Crime42
Theft From The Person19
Other Crime16
Bicycle Theft12
Possession Of Weapons7
All Crime759

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Tonge Moor (0.88 miles)984
Mill Hill (0.62 miles)936
Tonge Fold759
Hall i’ th’ Wood (1.39 miles)606
Great Lever (1.39 miles)496
Burnden (1.24 miles)475
Firwood Fold (1.24 miles)388
Breightmet (0.62 miles)342
Little Lever (1.75 miles)219
Harwood (1.75 miles)140

Most violent places near Tonge Fold

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Tonge Moor254
Mill Hill236
Tonge Fold195
Hall i’ th’ Wood175
Great Lever158
Firwood Fold113
Little Lever66

Last updated: August 20, 2019
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