Crime Statistics for Watton, Eype, Dorset, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Watton, Eype, Dorset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Watton 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 7 street level crime incidents in Watton in November 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour3
Public Order2
Violent Crime2
All Crime7

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 Watton. 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 Watton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Allington (1.39 miles)85
Bridport (0.88 miles)66
Bothenhampton (0.62 miles)18
Highlands7
Watton7
Lower Eype (0.62 miles)1
Eype’s Mouth (0.62 miles)1
Higher Eype (0.88 miles)1
Symondsbury (1.39 miles)1
Miles Cross (1.39 miles)1



Most violent places near Watton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Allington29
Bridport16
Bothenhampton3
Highlands2
Watton2
Lower Eype1
Eype’s Mouth1
Higher Eype1
Symondsbury1
Miles Cross1

Last updated: December 26, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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