Crime Statistics for St Marychurch, Torquay, Devon, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for St Marychurch, Torquay, Devon

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in St Marychurch 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 237 street level crime incidents in St Marychurch 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 St Marychurch, 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 Crime73
Anti Social Behaviour49
Criminal Damage Arson37
Other Theft19
Vehicle Crime13
Burglary11
Drugs10
Other Crime8
Public Order7
Shoplifting5
Robbery2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime237

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 St Marychurch. 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 St Marychurch

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Torquay (0.88 miles)486
Babbacombe (0.62 miles)434
Combe Pafford (0.62 miles)301
Torre (1.76 miles)267
St Marychurch237
Watcombe (0.88 miles)148
Barton (1.39 miles)139
Higher Rocombe Barton (1.39 miles)48
Maidencombe (1.24 miles)36
Daccombe (1.76 miles)35



Most violent places near St Marychurch

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Torquay157
Babbacombe144
Combe Pafford107
Torre100
St Marychurch73
Barton57
Watcombe54
Higher Rocombe Barton20
Maidencombe15
Daccombe15

Last updated: December 25, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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