Crime Statistics for Mark, Sedgemoor, Somerset, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Mark, Sedgemoor, Somerset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Mark 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 5 street level crime incidents in Mark 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 Mark, 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 Crime3
Anti Social Behaviour1
Burglary1
All Crime5

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 Mark. 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 Mark

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bason Bridge (2.77 miles)8
Watchfield (2.48 miles)6
Southwick (1.96 miles)6
Mark5
Mark Causeway (1.24 miles)4
Northwick (1.96 miles)4
Ashton (2.24 miles)4
Stone Allerton (2.78 miles)2
Blackford (1.86 miles)1
Wedmore (3.1 miles)0

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Most violent places near Mark

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Mark3
Bason Bridge1
Watchfield1
Southwick1
Mark Causeway1
Northwick1
Blackford1
Ashton0
Stone Allerton0
Wedmore0

Last updated: July 5, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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