Crime Statistics for Newport, Devon, March 2021

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Crime Statistics for Newport, Newport, Devon
Crime Statistics for Newport, Newport, Devon
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Newport using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 2021 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 162 street level crime incidents in Newport in March 2021. 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 Newport, 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 Crime46
Anti Social Behaviour46
Criminal Damage Arson20
Public Order14
Shoplifting11
Vehicle Crime8
Other Theft5
Drugs4
Burglary3
Bicycle Theft2
Other Crime2
Robbery1
All Crime162

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Barnstaple (0.62 miles)214
Raleigh (1.24 miles)166
Newport162
Pilton (1.39 miles)131
Burridge (1.86 miles)69
Bickington (1.86 miles)31
Roundswell (1.39 miles)26
Rumsam (0.62 miles)24
Lake (0.88 miles)13
Bishop’s Tawton (1.24 miles)1

4.5%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Newport

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Raleigh73
Pilton62
Newport57
Barnstaple51
Burridge31
Roundswell12
Bickington10
Rumsam7
Lake2
Bishop’s Tawton1

Last updated: March 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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