Crime Statistics for Torkington, Stockport, Stockport, June 2019

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Crime Statistics for Torkington, Stockport, Stockport

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Torkington using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 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 66 street level crime incidents in Torkington in June 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 Torkington, 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 Crime21
Anti Social Behaviour16
Burglary6
Other Theft6
Vehicle Crime6
Public Order4
Criminal Damage Arson3
Shoplifting2
Other Crime2
All Crime66

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Great Moor (1.75 miles)291
Offerton (1.75 miles)291
Offerton Green (1.24 miles)136
Bunkers Hill (1.86 miles)107
Marple (1.75 miles)85
Peak Forest Canal (2.06 miles)81
Torkington66
Marpleridge (1.39 miles)39
Goyt (2.14 miles)25
High Lane (1.39 miles)17



Most violent places near Torkington

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Great Moor80
Offerton80
Offerton Green43
Bunkers Hill28
Torkington21
Marple19
Peak Forest Canal17
Marpleridge10
Goyt7
High Lane1

Last updated: August 20, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
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