Crime Statistics for Walrow, Sedgemoor, Somerset, September 2019

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Crime Statistics for Walrow, Sedgemoor, Somerset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Walrow using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 2019 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 59 street level crime incidents in Walrow in September 2019. 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 Walrow, 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
Criminal Damage Arson7
Public Order7
Other Theft5
Burglary4
Shoplifting3
Vehicle Crime2
Robbery1
All Crime59

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Edithmead (1.39 miles)100
Highbridge (0.62 miles)87
Walrow59
Alstone (1.39 miles)36
Watchfield (0.62 miles)6
Hackness (1.24 miles)5
Bason Bridge (1.39 miles)4
Southwick (1.39 miles)3
Northwick (1.39 miles)2
Mark Causeway (1.86 miles)2



Most violent places near Walrow

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Edithmead35
Highbridge30
Walrow19
Alstone11
Watchfield1
Hackness0
Bason Bridge0
Southwick0
Northwick0
Mark Causeway0

Last updated: November 3, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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