Crime Statistics for Larkfield, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, Oct 2019

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Crime Statistics for Larkfield, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Larkfield using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 137 street level crime incidents in Larkfield in October 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 Larkfield, 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 Crime50
Anti Social Behaviour29
Criminal Damage Arson17
Vehicle Crime12
Public Order6
Other Theft5
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime137

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
New Hythe (0.62 miles)140
Ham Hill (1.24 miles)112
Millhall (1.39 miles)108
Aylesford (1.24 miles)96
Holt Hill (0.88 miles)88
Little Preston (1.86 miles)85
Royal British Legion Village (1.39 miles)72
Mill Street (0.88 miles)69
Birling (1.75 miles)14

Most violent places near Larkfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
New Hythe49
Ham Hill39
Holt Hill30
Mill Street23
Little Preston22
Royal British Legion Village22

Last updated: November 24, 2019
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