Crime Statistics for Town of Lowton, St Helens, St Helens, Aug 2019

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Crime Statistics for Town of Lowton, St Helens, St Helens

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Town of Lowton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 41 street level crime incidents in Town of Lowton in August 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 Town of Lowton, 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 Crime11
Anti Social Behaviour9
Burglary8
Other Theft7
Vehicle Crime3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Shoplifting1
All Crime41

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Newton-le-Willows (1.24 miles)223
Old Boston (2.24 miles)164
Earlestown (2.48 miles)134
Rainford Brook (2.08 miles)122
Wargrave (1.39 miles)108
Newton Park (0.88 miles)90
Town of Lowton41
Hermitage Green (0.62 miles)37
Kenyon (1.24 miles)0
Lane Head (1.39 miles)0



Most violent places near Town of Lowton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Newton-le-Willows79
Old Boston55
Earlestown49
Rainford Brook47
Wargrave38
Newton Park30
Hermitage Green14
Town of Lowton11
Kenyon0
Lane Head0

Last updated: October 5, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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