Crime Statistics for Newton-le-Willows, St Helens, St Helens, Feb 2021

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Crime Statistics for Newton-le-Willows, St Helens, St Helens

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Newton-le-Willows using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 180 street level crime incidents in Newton-le-Willows in February 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 Newton-le-Willows, 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 Crime72
Anti Social Behaviour49
Public Order16
Criminal Damage Arson9
Vehicle Crime6
Other Theft4
Other Crime4
All Crime180

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Newton-le-Willows. 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.

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Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Newton-le-Willows

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Old Boston (1.39 miles)138
Earlestown (1.24 miles)115
Collins Green (1.96 miles)93
Wargrave (0.62 miles)92
Rainford Brook (0.97 miles)92
Newton Park (0.88 miles)57
Hermitage Green (1.39 miles)57
Town of Lowton (1.24 miles)40
Kenyon (2.48 miles)6

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

Most violent places near Newton-le-Willows

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Old Boston52
Collins Green39
Rainford Brook33
Newton Park26
Hermitage Green19
Town of Lowton11

Last updated: February 2021
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