Crime Statistics for Lower Ashtead, Leatherhead, Surrey, Jul 2020

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Crime Statistics for Lower Ashtead, Leatherhead, Surrey

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Lower Ashtead using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 2020 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 144 street level crime incidents in Lower Ashtead in July 2020. 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 Lower Ashtead, 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 Crime45
Anti Social Behaviour30
Public Order18
Criminal Damage Arson12
Other Theft9
Shoplifting8
Vehicle Crime7
Burglary4
Drugs4
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons2
Bicycle Theft1
Robbery1
All Crime144

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Lower Ashtead144
Leatherhead Common (0.88 miles)125
Leatherhead (0.88 miles)117
Fetcham (2.24 miles)66
Ashtead (0.88 miles)59
Pachesham Park (1.39 miles)57
Malden Rushett (2.49 miles)20
Mole (1.84 miles)12
Langley Vale (2.48 miles)8
Tyrell’s Wood (1.39 miles)5

9.9%
of Mole Valley residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Lower Ashtead

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Ashtead45
Leatherhead35
Leatherhead Common34
Fetcham20
Ashtead18
Pachesham Park17
Malden Rushett3
Tyrell’s Wood2
Mole0
Langley Vale0

Last updated: September 11, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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