Crime Statistics for Norton Lees, Sheffield, Sheffield, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Norton Lees, Sheffield, Sheffield
Crime Statistics for Norton Lees, Sheffield, Sheffield
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Norton Lees using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 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 309 street level crime incidents in Norton Lees in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour93
Violent Crime86
Public Order30
Criminal Damage Arson22
Vehicle Crime15
Other Theft14
Other Crime6
Bicycle Theft3
All Crime309

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

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

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 Norton Lees has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Highfield (0.62 miles)543
Sharrow (0.88 miles)442
Norton Lees309
Hemsworth (0.88 miles)248
Norton Woodseats (1.24 miles)210
Norton (1.24 miles)210
Bolehill (1.24 miles)210
Carter Knowle (1.24 miles)153
Nether Edge (1.24 miles)153

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

Most violent places near Norton Lees

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Norton Lees86
Norton Woodseats62
Carter Knowle38
Nether Edge38

Last updated: April 2021
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