Crime Statistics for Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

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Crime Statistics for Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pelton Fell 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 65 street level crime incidents in Pelton Fell 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 Pelton Fell, 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 Crime31
Anti Social Behaviour10
Vehicle Crime6
Criminal Damage Arson5
Other Crime5
Other Theft4
Public Order4
All Crime65

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 Pelton Fell. 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 Pelton Fell

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Chester-Le-Street (1.24 miles)232
South Pelaw (0.88 miles)220
Pelton (1.24 miles)92
Newfield (0.88 miles)81
Pelton Fell65
High Handenhold (1.75 miles)53
Beamish (2.24 miles)50
Grange Villa (1.39 miles)43
Chester Moor (1.39 miles)43
Edmondsley (1.75 miles)15



Most violent places near Pelton Fell

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Pelaw85
Chester-Le-Street84
Pelton43
Newfield32
Pelton Fell31
Chester Moor20
High Handenhold18
Beamish15
Grange Villa15
Edmondsley6

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


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