Crime Statistics for Towcester, Northamptonshire, April 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Towcester using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2022 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 43 street level crime incidents in Towcester in April 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Towcester, 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 Crime17
Criminal Damage Arson4
Public Order4
Anti Social Behaviour3
Other Theft3
Other Crime3
Vehicle Crime2
All Crime43

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Tiffield (1.86 miles)14
Plumpton End (2.63 miles)4
Alderton (3.34 miles)3
Stoke Bruerne (3.16 miles)2
Abthorpe (3.34 miles)2
Duncote (1.75 miles)1
Greens Norton (1.96 miles)1
Shutlanger (1.96 miles)0
Caldecote (1.96 miles)0

Most violent places near Towcester

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Plumpton End2
Stoke Bruerne0
Greens Norton0

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Last updated: April 2022
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