Crime Statistics for Waymills, Whitchurch, Shropshire, April 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Waymills 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 53 street level crime incidents in Waymills in April 2022. 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 Waymills, 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 Crime19
Anti Social Behaviour11
Burglary6
Criminal Damage Arson4
Other Theft4
Public Order4
Possession Of Weapons2
Robbery1
Shoplifting1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime53

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 Waymills. 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 Waymills

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Chemistry (1.24 miles)55
Waymills53
Brooklands (1.96 miles)16
Broughall (0.62 miles)11
Hollinwood (3.62 miles)2
Hall Green (3.77 miles)1
Ightfield (3.1 miles)0
Painters Green (3.16 miles)0
Redbrook (3.16 miles)0
Ightfield Heath (3.51 miles)0



Most violent places near Waymills

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Chemistry23
Waymills19
Brooklands7
Broughall5
Hollinwood1
Hall Green0
Ightfield0
Painters Green0
Redbrook0
Ightfield Heath0

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Last updated: April 2022
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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