Crime Statistics for Knuston, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

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Crime Statistics for Knuston, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Crime Statistics for Knuston, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Knuston using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 34 street level crime incidents in Knuston in August 2021. 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 Knuston, 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 Behaviour10
Criminal Damage Arson5
Other Theft5
Other Crime2
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime34

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2021

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

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 Knuston has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Warmonds Hill (1.76 miles)214
Higham Ferrers (2.24 miles)200
Rushden (1.24 miles)197
Irthlingborough (2.56 miles)65
Little Irchester (1.86 miles)53
Little Wymington (1.39 miles)45
Irchester (0.88 miles)23
Podington (2.56 miles)15
Farndish (1.96 miles)9

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

Most violent places near Knuston

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Higham Ferrers63
Warmonds Hill60
Little Irchester16
Little Wymington10

Last updated: August 2021
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