Crime Statistics for Paston, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Feb 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 February 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 338 street level crime incidents in Paston in February 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 Crime116
Anti Social Behaviour45
Criminal Damage Arson40
Public Order30
Shoplifting26
Burglary22
Vehicle Crime22
Other Theft13
Robbery10
Other Crime6
Possession Of Weapons4
Theft From The Person2
Bicycle Theft1
Drugs1
All Crime338

Map of street level crime incidents in February 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)535
New England (0.88 miles)415
Paston338
Walton (1.24 miles)293
Newark (1.75 miles)233
Bretton (2.24 miles)181
Ravensthorpe (2.24 miles)181
Eye (1.86 miles)96
Eye Green (1.96 miles)31
Newborough (1.96 miles)3



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
Millfield197
New England151
Paston116
Walton93
Newark77
Bretton57
Ravensthorpe57
Eye43
Eye Green19
Newborough2

Last updated: April 2, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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