Crime Statistics for Gaunless, St Helen Auckland, Durham, May 2021

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Crime Statistics for Gaunless, St Helen Auckland, Durham
Crime Statistics for Gaunless, St Helen Auckland, Durham
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Gaunless using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 68 street level crime incidents in Gaunless in May 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 Gaunless, 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 Crime23
Anti Social Behaviour22
Shoplifting7
Criminal Damage Arson5
Public Order5
Other Crime2
Burglary1
Drugs1
Other Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime68

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Gaunless. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Gaunless

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Church (1.8 miles)282
Bishop Auckland (1.42 miles)273
Etherley Dene (1.24 miles)175
Tindale Crescent (0.62 miles)174
Gaunless68
Toronto (2.49 miles)25
Evenwood Gate (2.18 miles)20
High Etherley (2.18 miles)14
Bildershaw (1.42 miles)0
Royal Oak (1.98 miles)0

3.3%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Gaunless

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Church70
Bishop Auckland57
Etherley Dene51
Tindale Crescent48
Gaunless23
Evenwood Gate11
High Etherley7
Toronto4
Bildershaw0
Royal Oak0

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

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