Crime Statistics for Higher Penwortham, South Ribble, Lancashire

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Crime Statistics for Higher Penwortham, South Ribble, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Higher Penwortham using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 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 58 street level crime incidents in Higher Penwortham in June 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour20
Violent Crime15
Other Theft4
Criminal Damage Arson3
Public Order2
Vehicle Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime58

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Frenchwood (1.86 miles)499
Cadley (1.96 miles)466
Ingol (1.86 miles)343
Lower Penwortham (1.24 miles)342
Larches (1.39 miles)176
Lea (1.75 miles)108
Higher Penwortham58
Tardy Gate (2.24 miles)50
New Longton (1.96 miles)35
Bottom of Hutton (1.96 miles)19

Most violent places near Higher Penwortham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Penwortham69
Tardy Gate17
Higher Penwortham15
New Longton11
Bottom of Hutton6

Last updated: August 18, 2019
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