Crime Statistics for Old Fold, Gateshead, Gateshead, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Old Fold, Gateshead, Gateshead

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Old Fold 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 391 street level crime incidents in Old Fold 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 Old Fold, 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 Crime106
Anti Social Behaviour74
Criminal Damage Arson43
Other Theft41
Public Order36
Burglary31
Shoplifting19
Vehicle Crime19
Drugs8
Other Crime8
Bicycle Theft4
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime391

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 Old Fold. 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 Old Fold

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Byker (1.24 miles)628
Carr Hill (0.88 miles)510
St Peter’s (0.62 miles)454
Felling Shore (0.62 miles)454
Felling (0.62 miles)407
Old Fold391
Heworth (0.88 miles)311
Pelaw (0.62 miles)273
Bill Quay (1.24 miles)222
Wardley (1.39 miles)204



Most violent places near Old Fold

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Byker151
Carr Hill138
St Peter’s128
Felling Shore128
Felling112
Heworth111
Old Fold106
Pelaw89
Bill Quay74
Wardley72

Last updated: December 22, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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