Crime Statistics for Ribbleton, Preston, Lancashire, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Ribbleton, Preston, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ribbleton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 575 street level crime incidents in Ribbleton in August 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour223
Violent Crime152
Criminal Damage Arson62
Public Order34
Other Theft27
Vehicle Crime21
Bicycle Theft3
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime575

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Fulwood (1.39 miles)832
Holme Slack (0.88 miles)686
Brookfield (0.62 miles)646
Frenchwood (1.75 miles)503
Fishwick (0.62 miles)390
Grange (0.88 miles)342
Red Scar (1.75 miles)144
Higher Walton (1.96 miles)113
Samlesbury (1.86 miles)7

Most violent places near Ribbleton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Holme Slack178
Higher Walton30
Red Scar28

Last updated: October 4, 2019
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