Crime Statistics for Little Lepton, Kirklees, Kirklees, September 2019

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Crime Statistics for Little Lepton, Kirklees, Kirklees

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Little Lepton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 30 street level crime incidents in Little Lepton in September 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 Little Lepton, 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 Crime8
Anti Social Behaviour6
Vehicle Crime6
Public Order3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Other Theft2
Burglary1
Drugs1
Shoplifting1
All Crime30

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Fenay Bridge (1.39 miles)87
Gawthorpe (1.39 miles)37
Little Lepton30
Rowley Hill (0.62 miles)25
High Green (0.62 miles)25
Causeway Foot (1.39 miles)22
Highburton (0.88 miles)15
Roydhouse (1.39 miles)14
Grange Moor (1.75 miles)9
Moor Head (1.75 miles)1



Most violent places near Little Lepton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Fenay Bridge19
Little Lepton8
Gawthorpe7
Causeway Foot6
Roydhouse5
Rowley Hill4
High Green4
Grange Moor4
Highburton3
Moor Head1

Last updated: November 1, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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