Crime Statistics for Lower Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

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Crime Statistics for Lower Lydbrook, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Lower Lydbrook using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 9 street level crime incidents in Lower Lydbrook in July 2020. 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 Lower Lydbrook, 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 Crime7
Anti Social Behaviour1
Criminal Damage Arson1
All Crime9

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ruardean (1.39 miles)27
Edge End (1.86 miles)16
Readings (1.24 miles)14
Ruardean Woodside (1.86 miles)11
Lower Lydbrook9
Joy’s Green (0.62 miles)9
Stowfield (0.62 miles)8
Brierley (1.96 miles)8
Carterspiece (1.24 miles)1
Kiln Green (1.96 miles)1

of Forest of Dean residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Lower Lydbrook

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Edge End7
Lower Lydbrook7
Joy’s Green7
Ruardean Woodside0
Kiln Green0

Last updated: September 11, 2020
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