Crime Statistics for The Common, Suffolk, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for The Common, The Common, Suffolk
Crime Statistics for The Common, The Common, Suffolk
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in The Common 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 23 street level crime incidents in The Common in April 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in The Common, 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 Crime6
Anti Social Behaviour4
Possession Of Weapons2
Public Order2
Bicycle Theft1
Criminal Damage Arson1
Other Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime23

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 The Common. 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 The Common

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 The Common has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Castle Hill (1.96 miles)157
Akenham (1.24 miles)85
Sproughton (2.48 miles)33
Great Blakenham (1.24 miles)28
The Common23
Barham (2.24 miles)8
Nettlestead (2.55 miles)4
Burstallhill (3.1 miles)4
Burstall (3.1 miles)4
Henley (2.63 miles)2

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

Most violent places near The Common

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Castle Hill54
Great Blakenham8
The Common6

Last updated: April 2021
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