Crime Statistics for Pontlottyn, Fochriw, Caerphilly, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Pontlottyn, Fochriw, Caerphilly

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pontlottyn 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 50 street level crime incidents in Pontlottyn in December 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour22
Violent Crime12
Drugs5
Public Order3
Other Crime3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Vehicle Crime2
Other Theft1
All Crime50

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 Pontlottyn. 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 Pontlottyn

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Rhymney (Rhymni) (0.62 miles)89
Rhymni (Rhymney) (0.62 miles)89
Georgetown (2.24 miles)79
Dowlais (2.56 miles)76
Pontlottyn50
Tirphil (2.24 miles)44
Bute Town (1.96 miles)35
Tafarnaubach (2.49 miles)22
Abertysswg (1.39 miles)12
Bedwellty Pits (2.48 miles)2

2.3%
of Caerphilly residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Pontlottyn

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Rhymney (Rhymni)27
Rhymni (Rhymney)27
Georgetown22
Dowlais19
Tirphil15
Pontlottyn12
Bute Town12
Tafarnaubach4
Abertysswg3
Bedwellty Pits2

Last updated: February 3, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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