Crime Statistics for Rusthall, Wealden, Kent, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Rusthall, Wealden, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rusthall using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 78 street level crime incidents in Rusthall in December 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 Rusthall, 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 Crime37
Anti Social Behaviour22
Criminal Damage Arson10
Drugs2
Other Theft2
Public Order2
Burglary1
Possession Of Weapons1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime78

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
St John’s (1.75 miles)226
Royal Tunbridge Wells (1.24 miles)225
Rusthall78
Broadwater Down (1.39 miles)55
Ramslye (0.62 miles)46
Broomhill Bank (0.62 miles)44
Speldhurst (1.39 miles)21
Stockland Green (1.86 miles)21
Strawberry Hill (1.24 miles)19
Langton Green (1.24 miles)5

9.9%
of Tunbridge Wells residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Rusthall

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

LocationViolent Incidents
St John’s82
Royal Tunbridge Wells69
Rusthall37
Broadwater Down29
Ramslye24
Broomhill Bank21
Speldhurst11
Stockland Green10
Strawberry Hill7
Langton Green1

Last updated: February 4, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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