Crime Statistics for Pencoed, Hendre, Bridgend, November 2020

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Crime Statistics for Pencoed, Hendre, Bridgend

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pencoed using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 39 street level crime incidents in Pencoed in November 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour13
Violent Crime8
Public Order5
Other Theft3
Other Crime3
Burglary2
Criminal Damage Arson2
Shoplifting2
Drugs1
All Crime39

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Byeastwood (1.86 miles)117
Coity (1.86 miles)117
Shelf (1.39 miles)66
Pant-y-pyllau (1.96 miles)66
Heol-las (1.39 miles)42
Pencoed39
Hirwaun Common (1.75 miles)33
Brynnau Gwynion (1.39 miles)32
Felindre (1.24 miles)26
Ogmore (1.45 miles)20

3.5%
of Bridgend residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Pencoed

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Byeastwood35
Coity35
Shelf24
Pant-y-pyllau19
Heol-las17
Hirwaun Common14
Brynnau Gwynion10
Pencoed8
Ogmore8
Felindre7

Last updated: December 29, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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