Crime Statistics for Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent

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Crime Statistics for Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Penkhull using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 176 street level crime incidents in Penkhull in October 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour67
Violent Crime52
Criminal Damage Arson14
Other Theft10
Shoplifting9
Vehicle Crime9
Public Order6
Burglary2
Drugs2
Robbery2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Other Crime1
All Crime176

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Hartshill (0.62 miles)384
Shelton (1.39 miles)351
Newcastle-under-Lyme (1.39 miles)311
Basford (1.39 miles)311
Stoke-upon-Trent (0.88 miles)307
Boothen (0.62 miles)235
Springfields176
Penkhull176
Oak Hill176
Sideway (0.88 miles)92



Most violent places near Penkhull

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Shelton94
Stoke-upon-Trent94
Hartshill91
Boothen73
Newcastle-under-Lyme72
Basford72
Springfields52
Penkhull52
Oak Hill52
Sideway36

Last updated: November 25, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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