Crime Statistics for Stoughton, Oadby and Wigston, Leicestershire

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Crime Statistics for Stoughton, Oadby and Wigston, Leicestershire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Stoughton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 24 street level crime incidents in Stoughton in July 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 Stoughton, 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 Crime11
Anti Social Behaviour4
Public Order3
Burglary2
Vehicle Crime2
Criminal Damage Arson1
Drugs1
All Crime24

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Crown Hills (1.76 miles)333
Stoneygate (2.48 miles)317
South Knighton (2.56 miles)212
Evington (1.39 miles)209
Thurnby (1.24 miles)147
Oadby (1.76 miles)128
Bushby (1.39 miles)65
Stoughton24
Great Stretton (1.39 miles)16
Little Stretton (1.75 miles)2

5.4%
of Harborough residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Stoughton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Crown Hills127
Stoneygate103
Thurnby79
South Knighton75
Evington75
Oadby49
Bushby34
Stoughton11
Great Stretton6
Little Stretton1

Last updated: September 17, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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