Crime Statistics for Paston, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Paston, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Paston using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 344 street level crime incidents in Paston in May 2020. 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 Paston, 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 Crime111
Anti Social Behaviour89
Public Order27
Burglary25
Criminal Damage Arson25
Other Theft21
Vehicle Crime10
Shoplifting8
Drugs7
Possession Of Weapons7
Other Crime7
Robbery3
Theft From The Person3
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime344

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Millfield (1.39 miles)493
New England (0.88 miles)430
Paston344
Newark (1.75 miles)254
Walton (1.24 miles)228
Bretton (2.24 miles)180
Ravensthorpe (2.24 miles)178
Eye (1.86 miles)99
Eye Green (1.96 miles)38
Newborough (1.96 miles)5

20.6%
of Peterborough residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Paston

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Millfield185
New England157
Paston111
Newark96
Walton75
Bretton74
Ravensthorpe65
Eye36
Eye Green15
Newborough3

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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