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 May 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 250 street level crime incidents in Penkhull in May 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour89
Violent Crime66
Criminal Damage Arson20
Other Theft16
Vehicle Crime14
Burglary13
Shoplifting11
Public Order8
Other Crime4
Drugs3
Possession Of Weapons3
Robbery2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime250

Map of street level crime incidents in May 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
Shelton (1.39 miles)558
Hartshill (0.62 miles)516
Stoke-upon-Trent (0.88 miles)470
Newcastle-under-Lyme (1.39 miles)409
Basford (1.39 miles)409
Boothen (0.62 miles)369
Springfields250
Penkhull250
Oak Hill250
Sideway (0.88 miles)147



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
Shelton126
Hartshill116
Stoke-upon-Trent116
Newcastle-under-Lyme94
Basford94
Boothen84
Springfields66
Penkhull66
Oak Hill66
Sideway42

Last updated: July 9, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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