Crime Statistics for Stone Cross, Sandwell, Sandwell, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Stone Cross, Sandwell, Sandwell

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Stone Cross 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 335 street level crime incidents in Stone Cross in May 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 Stone Cross, 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 Crime138
Anti Social Behaviour87
Vehicle Crime25
Criminal Damage Arson22
Public Order16
Shoplifting11
Other Theft10
Burglary9
Other Crime7
Robbery3
Bicycle Theft2
Drugs2
Possession Of Weapons2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime335

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 Stone Cross. 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 Stone Cross

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Stone Cross335
Black Lake (1.39 miles)335
Hall Green324
Friar Park324
Bescot324
Harvills Hawthorn (1.39 miles)286
Balls Hill (0.88 miles)280
Wednesbury (1.39 miles)268
Church Hill (1.39 miles)260
Charlemont (0.88 miles)242

15.9%
of Sandwell residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Stone Cross

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Stone Cross138
Black Lake135
Bescot121
Hall Green114
Friar Park114
Harvills Hawthorn111
Church Hill101
Charlemont101
Balls Hill94
Wednesbury83

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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