Crime Statistics for North Petherton, Sedgemoor, Somerset, Feb 2020

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Crime Statistics for North Petherton, Sedgemoor, Somerset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in North Petherton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 14 street level crime incidents in North Petherton in February 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 North Petherton, 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 Crime7
Anti Social Behaviour4
Vehicle Crime2
Other Theft1
All Crime14

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bridgwater and Taunton Canal (2.4 miles)376
Hamp (1.96 miles)324
Dunwear (1.76 miles)49
North Petherton14
Compass14
Durleigh (2.24 miles)4
Rhode (1.39 miles)2
Andersea (2.48 miles)1
Fordgate (1.96 miles)0
Moorland (Northmoor Green) (2.56 miles)0



Most violent places near North Petherton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bridgwater and Taunton Canal118
Hamp105
Dunwear19
North Petherton7
Compass7
Durleigh2
Rhode2
Andersea0
Fordgate0
Moorland (Northmoor Green)0

Last updated: April 2, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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