Crime Statistics for Tynemouth, North Tyneside, North Tyneside

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Crime Statistics for Tynemouth, North Tyneside, North Tyneside

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Tynemouth using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 513 street level crime incidents in Tynemouth in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour251
Violent Crime84
Public Order55
Criminal Damage Arson34
Other Theft31
Shoplifting14
Other Crime12
Vehicle Crime10
Burglary8
Drugs5
Bicycle Theft4
Theft From The Person3
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
All Crime513

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
North Shields (0.62 miles)562
South Shields (1.96 miles)559
Chirton (0.88 miles)547
Tynemouth513
Billy Mill (1.24 miles)395
Mill Dam (1.86 miles)376
Tyne Dock (2.48 miles)376
Marden (0.62 miles)294
Cullercoats (0.88 miles)273
Monkseaton (1.96 miles)237

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Most violent places near Tynemouth

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Shields144
North Shields103
Tyne Dock101
Chirton94
Mill Dam94
Tynemouth84
Billy Mill81
Marden55
Monkseaton47
Cullercoats42

Last updated: July 8, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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