Crime Statistics for Knutton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

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Crime Statistics for Knutton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Crime Statistics for Knutton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Knutton 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 125 street level crime incidents in Knutton 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 Knutton, 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 Crime53
Anti Social Behaviour35
Criminal Damage Arson9
Public Order6
Other Theft5
Burglary4
Shoplifting4
Vehicle Crime4
Possession Of Weapons2
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime125

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 Knutton. 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 Knutton

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 Knutton has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
May Bank (1.24 miles)313
Newcastle-under-Lyme (1.39 miles)294
Basford (1.39 miles)294
The Brampton (0.88 miles)243
Cross Heath (0.62 miles)201
Knutton125
Beasley (1.24 miles)114
Chesterton (1.24 miles)114
Broad Meadow (0.62 miles)110
Blank Bank (1.24 miles)46

5%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Knutton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Newcastle-under-Lyme106
Basford106
May Bank104
The Brampton76
Cross Heath62
Knutton53
Beasley47
Chesterton47
Broad Meadow47
Blank Bank13

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

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