Crime Statistics for Pelaw, Gateshead, Gateshead, April 2020

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Crime Statistics for Pelaw, Gateshead, Gateshead

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pelaw using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 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 342 street level crime incidents in Pelaw in April 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour168
Violent Crime58
Criminal Damage Arson30
Public Order17
Shoplifting16
Burglary12
Vehicle Crime12
Other Theft10
Drugs8
Other Crime8
Possession Of Weapons2
Robbery1
All Crime342

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Pelaw. 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 Pelaw

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Byker (1.39 miles)809
Carr Hill (1.39 miles)716
St Peter’s (0.88 miles)648
Felling Shore (0.88 miles)624
Felling (0.88 miles)515
Old Fold (0.62 miles)499
Heworth (0.62 miles)428
Pelaw342
Bill Quay (0.62 miles)302
Wardley (0.88 miles)286

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Most violent places near Pelaw

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Byker156
Carr Hill136
Felling Shore134
St Peter’s122
Felling110
Old Fold109
Heworth94
Bill Quay72
Wardley59
Pelaw58

Last updated: June 5, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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