Crime Statistics for Oldford, Mendip, Somerset, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Oldford, Mendip, Somerset
Crime Statistics for Oldford, Mendip, Somerset
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Oldford 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 18 street level crime incidents in Oldford in April 2021. 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 Oldford, 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 Crime8
Anti Social Behaviour3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Other Theft2
Public Order2
Shoplifting1
All Crime18

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 Oldford. 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 Oldford

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 Oldford has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Fromefield (1.24 miles)123
Innox Hill (0.88 miles)82
Berkley Down (1.39 miles)77
Spring Gardens (1.39 miles)31
Oldford18
Berkley Marsh (1.39 miles)15
Berkley (1.96 miles)6
Beckington (1.39 miles)3
Bedlam (1.96 miles)3
Hapsford (1.96 miles)3

6.2%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Oldford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Fromefield37
Innox Hill30
Berkley Down23
Spring Gardens10
Oldford8
Berkley Marsh2
Bedlam1
Hapsford1
Berkley0
Beckington0

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

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