Crime Statistics for South Beach, Blyth, Northumberland, Feb 2020

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Crime Statistics for South Beach, Blyth, Northumberland

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Beach 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 21 street level crime incidents in South Beach in February 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 South Beach, 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 Crime7
Anti Social Behaviour6
Criminal Damage Arson3
Vehicle Crime2
Drugs1
Possession Of Weapons1
Public Order1
All Crime21

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 South Beach. 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 South Beach

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Blyth (1.75 miles)491
Isabella Pit (1.39 miles)207
Newsham (1.39 miles)207
Cambois (2.78 miles)161
Bebside (2.77 miles)101
New Hartley (2.24 miles)98
New Delaval (1.86 miles)71
Holywell (3.17 miles)49
South Newsham (1.39 miles)27
South Beach21



Most violent places near South Beach

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Blyth147
Isabella Pit78
Newsham78
Bebside42
Cambois40
New Hartley33
New Delaval29
Holywell18
South Newsham10
South Beach7

Last updated: April 3, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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