Crime Statistics for Red Scar, Preston, Lancashire, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Red Scar, Preston, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Red Scar using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 132 street level crime incidents in Red Scar in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour81
Violent Crime25
Criminal Damage Arson5
Other Theft4
Public Order4
Vehicle Crime4
Burglary3
Drugs2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime132

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Holme Slack (1.96 miles)859
Brookfield (1.39 miles)804
Ribbleton (1.75 miles)593
Grange (0.88 miles)437
Red Scar132
Haighton Top (2.24 miles)58
Haighton Green (1.76 miles)48
Grimsargh (1.24 miles)33
Samlesbury (1.39 miles)7
Turner Green (2.24 miles)1

13.3%
of Preston residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Red Scar

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Holme Slack189
Brookfield167
Ribbleton151
Grange95
Red Scar25
Grimsargh3
Haighton Top2
Haighton Green2
Samlesbury1
Turner Green0

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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