Crime Statistics for Townsend Fold, Rossendale, Lancashire, Apr 2021

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Crime Statistics for Townsend Fold, Rossendale, Lancashire
Crime Statistics for Townsend Fold, Rossendale, Lancashire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Townsend Fold using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 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 55 street level crime incidents in Townsend Fold in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour30
Violent Crime13
Other Theft3
Public Order3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Vehicle Crime2
All Crime55

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Townsend Fold. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Townsend Fold

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Laund (1.24 miles)202
New Hall Hey (0.62 miles)175
Lane Side (1.39 miles)148
Cloughfold (0.88 miles)117
Bent Gate (0.62 miles)90
Helmshore (1.24 miles)75
Townsend Fold55
Ewood Bridge (0.88 miles)19
Irwell Vale (0.88 miles)19

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

Most violent places near Townsend Fold

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

LocationViolent Incidents
New Hall Hey38
Lane Side32
Bent Gate28
Townsend Fold13
Ewood Bridge8
Irwell Vale8

Last updated: April 2021
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