Crime Statistics for Knighton, South Hams, Devon, July 2020

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Crime Statistics for Knighton, South Hams, Devon

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Knighton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 6 street level crime incidents in Knighton in July 2020. The largest category was Burglary, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime2
Anti Social Behaviour1
Other Theft1
All Crime6

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Staddiscombe (1.39 miles)12
Spriddlestone (1.39 miles)7
Hollacombe Hill (0.62 miles)6
Down Thomas (1.39 miles)4
Newton Ferrers (1.39 miles)1
Noss Mayo (1.75 miles)1
Cofflete (1.76 miles)1
Newton Downs (1.86 miles)1
Bridgend (1.96 miles)1

of South Hams residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Knighton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hollacombe Hill3
Down Thomas1
Newton Ferrers0
Noss Mayo0
Newton Downs0

Last updated: September 9, 2020
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