Crime Statistics for Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Stoke sub Hamdon, Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset
Crime Statistics for Stoke sub Hamdon, Stoke sub Hamdon, Somerset
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Stoke sub Hamdon 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 24 street level crime incidents in Stoke sub Hamdon in April 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Stoke sub Hamdon, 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
Criminal Damage Arson6
Anti Social Behaviour4
Public Order3
Other Theft2
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime24

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 Stoke sub Hamdon. 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 Stoke sub Hamdon

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 Stoke sub Hamdon has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Stoke sub Hamdon24
Little Norton (1.24 miles)16
Norton Sub Hamdon (1.24 miles)16
Ash (near Yeovil) (1.86 miles)16
Martock (1.39 miles)13
Chiselborough (1.96 miles)6
Tintinhull (1.75 miles)5
Odcombe (2.24 miles)5
Bower Hinton (1.39 miles)4
Montacute (1.39 miles)4

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

Most violent places near Stoke sub Hamdon

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Stoke sub Hamdon8
Ash (near Yeovil)5
Little Norton4
Norton Sub Hamdon4
Bower Hinton0

Last updated: April 2021
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