Crime Statistics for Heolgerrig, Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil

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Crime Statistics for Heolgerrig, Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Heolgerrig 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 83 street level crime incidents in Heolgerrig in February 2020. The largest category was Shoplifting, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Shoplifting31
Violent Crime15
Criminal Damage Arson9
Public Order9
Anti Social Behaviour5
Drugs4
Other Theft3
Vehicle Crime3
Burglary2
Other Crime2
All Crime83

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 Heolgerrig. 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 Heolgerrig

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Twynyrodyn (1.39 miles)175
Cynon (2.71 miles)170
Pant (2.24 miles)164
Ffos-y-fran (1.96 miles)102
Heolgerrig83
Dowlais Top (2.77 miles)82
Dowlais (2.56 miles)61
Gellideg (0.88 miles)48
Clwydyfagwyr (0.62 miles)28
Abercanaid (2.24 miles)20



Most violent places near Heolgerrig

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Pant76
Cynon58
Twynyrodyn40
Dowlais Top39
Ffos-y-fran23
Dowlais23
Heolgerrig15
Gellideg10
Clwydyfagwyr5
Abercanaid3

Last updated: March 31, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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