Crime Statistics for Colwyn Bay, Conwy, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Colwyn Bay, Colwyn Bay, Conwy

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Colwyn Bay using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 193 street level crime incidents in Colwyn Bay in November 2019. 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 Colwyn Bay, 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 Crime72
Anti Social Behaviour60
Criminal Damage Arson19
Public Order9
Other Theft7
Vehicle Crime3
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Other Crime1
All Crime193

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Colwyn Bay193
Old Colwyn193
Bae Colwyn (Colwyn Bay)193
Penmaen Rhos (0.62 miles)110
Rhos-on-Sea (2.63 miles)57
Bae-Penrhyn (Penrhyn Bay) (3.1 miles)44
Mochdre (2.48 miles)35
Llanddulas (2.48 miles)20
Bryn Dulas (2.56 miles)18
Bryn-y-maen (2.24 miles)1

Most violent places near Colwyn Bay

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Colwyn Bay72
Old Colwyn72
Bae Colwyn (Colwyn Bay)72
Penmaen Rhos58
Bae-Penrhyn (Penrhyn Bay)14
Bryn Dulas9

Last updated: December 20, 2019
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