Crime Statistics for South Bents, Sunderland, Sunderland, Oct 2019

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Crime Statistics for South Bents, Sunderland, Sunderland

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Bents using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 133 street level crime incidents in South Bents in October 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour33
Criminal Damage Arson27
Violent Crime26
Public Order15
Other Theft10
Vehicle Crime2
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime133

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ayres Quay (1.96 miles)952
Bishopwearmouth (2.56 miles)896
Monkwearmouth (1.39 miles)822
Millfield (2.24 miles)714
Southwick (2.24 miles)339
Fulwell (0.88 miles)300
Marley Pots (1.96 miles)254
Carley Hill (1.39 miles)197
Marsden (2.56 miles)178
South Bents133

Most violent places near South Bents

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ayres Quay225
Marley Pots61
Carley Hill51
South Bents26

Last updated: November 25, 2019
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