Crime Statistics for Pontymoel, Pontypool, Torfaen, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Pontymoel, Pontypool, Torfaen

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pontymoel using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 159 street level crime incidents in Pontymoel in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour88
Violent Crime30
Public Order14
Drugs5
Other Theft5
Other Crime5
Vehicle Crime4
Burglary2
Criminal Damage Arson2
Theft From The Person2
Possession Of Weapons1
Shoplifting1
All Crime159

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pontnewynydd (1.39 miles)190
Pontymoel159
Pontypool (0.62 miles)143
Cwm-Fields (0.62 miles)130
New Inn (0.88 miles)122
Griffithstown (0.62 miles)114
Lower New Inn (1.39 miles)110
Lower Race (1.24 miles)93
Cwmynyscoy (0.88 miles)72
Panteg (1.39 miles)51

2.6%
of Torfaen residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Pontymoel

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Griffithstown37
Pontnewynydd35
Cwm-Fields33
Pontymoel30
Pontypool26
New Inn26
Cwmynyscoy26
Lower New Inn21
Lower Race18
Panteg10

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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