Crime Statistics for Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Torfaen, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Pontnewydd, Cwmbran, Torfaen

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pontnewydd using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 258 street level crime incidents in Pontnewydd in November 2019. 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 Pontnewydd, 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 Crime90
Shoplifting41
Public Order29
Anti Social Behaviour28
Vehicle Crime20
Burglary15
Other Theft15
Criminal Damage Arson6
Theft From The Person6
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft2
Drugs2
All Crime258

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Forge Hammer (0.62 miles)271
Southville (0.62 miles)271
Cwmbran (0.62 miles)271
Pontnewydd258
Pontrhydyrun (0.62 miles)185
Croesyceiliog (0.62 miles)182
Greenmeadow (1.39 miles)129
Upper Cwmbran (1.24 miles)98
Fairwater (1.76 miles)88
Lower New Inn (1.39 miles)61



Most violent places near Pontnewydd

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Pontnewydd90
Forge Hammer88
Southville88
Cwmbran88
Greenmeadow72
Upper Cwmbran53
Pontrhydyrun48
Croesyceiliog44
Fairwater38
Lower New Inn21

Last updated: December 24, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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