Crime Statistics for Top o’th’ Lane, Chorley, Lancashire

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Crime Statistics for Top o’th’ Lane, Chorley, Lancashire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Top o’th’ Lane using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 45 street level crime incidents in Top o’th’ Lane in February 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 Top o’th’ Lane, 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 Crime15
Anti Social Behaviour9
Burglary5
Criminal Damage Arson4
Drugs4
Other Theft2
Shoplifting2
Vehicle Crime2
Public Order1
Other Crime1
All Crime45

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Top o’th’ Lane. 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 Top o’th’ Lane

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Walton Summit (1.75 miles)126
Pippin Street (0.62 miles)59
Brindle (0.62 miles)59
Top o’th’ Lane45
Jack Green (1.24 miles)32
Lower Copthurst (1.24 miles)32
Johnson’s Hillock (1.24 miles)32
Gregson Lane (1.86 miles)9
Higher Wheelton (1.39 miles)8
Brinscall (2.24 miles)8



Most violent places near Top o’th’ Lane

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Walton Summit45
Pippin Street22
Brindle22
Top o’th’ Lane15
Lower Copthurst12
Johnson’s Hillock12
Jack Green8
Higher Wheelton3
Brinscall3
Gregson Lane1

Last updated: April 4, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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