Crime Statistics for South Hylton, Sunderland, Sunderland, Sep 2019

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Crime Statistics for South Hylton, Sunderland, Sunderland

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Hylton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 175 street level crime incidents in South Hylton in September 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 South Hylton, 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 Crime57
Anti Social Behaviour47
Public Order18
Other Theft13
Criminal Damage Arson6
Other Crime6
Vehicle Crime3
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime175

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pallion (1.39 miles)373
Southwick (1.75 miles)302
Springwell (0.88 miles)259
South Hylton175
Downhill (1.86 miles)171
Castletown (1.24 miles)151
Pennywell (0.62 miles)138
Hasting Hill (1.24 miles)93
Offerton (0.88 miles)35
North Hylton (0.88 miles)21

Most violent places near South Hylton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Hylton57
Hasting Hill37
North Hylton6

Last updated: November 2, 2019
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