Crime Statistics for St Marychurch, Torquay, Devon, May 2020

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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 May 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 307 street level crime incidents in St Marychurch in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour108
Violent Crime95
Criminal Damage Arson29
Public Order22
Vehicle Crime13
Other Theft12
Drugs10
Burglary9
Other Crime5
Shoplifting2
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime307

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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)577
Babbacombe (0.62 miles)479
Combe Pafford (0.62 miles)369
Torre (1.76 miles)340
St Marychurch307
Watcombe (0.88 miles)156
Barton (1.39 miles)151
Higher Rocombe Barton (1.39 miles)80
Maidencombe (1.24 miles)53
Daccombe (1.76 miles)39

5.4%
of Torbay residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



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
Babbacombe170
Torquay152
Combe Pafford129
St Marychurch95
Torre83
Barton60
Watcombe47
Higher Rocombe Barton26
Maidencombe16
Daccombe13

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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