Crime Statistics for Red Lake, Oakengates, Shropshire, February 2021

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Crime Statistics for Red Lake, Oakengates, Shropshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Red Lake using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 78 street level crime incidents in Red Lake in February 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Red Lake, 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 Crime28
Shoplifting15
Criminal Damage Arson9
Drugs6
Public Order5
Other Crime5
Other Theft3
Vehicle Crime3
Burglary2
Possession Of Weapons1
Robbery1
All Crime78

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

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

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Red Lake

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Malinslee (1.39 miles)157
Town Centre (1.39 miles)157
Town Park (1.39 miles)157
Telford (0.88 miles)145
Hollinswood (1.39 miles)122
Ketley Bank (0.62 miles)108
Oakengates (1.39 miles)85
Red Lake78
Ketley (0.62 miles)63
Arleston (1.24 miles)49

7.3%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Red Lake

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Malinslee84
Town Centre84
Town Park84
Telford83
Ketley Bank65
Hollinswood60
Oakengates52
Red Lake42
Ketley31
Arleston18

Last updated: February 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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