Crime Statistics for Appleton, Widnes, Warrington, October 2021

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Crime Statistics for Appleton, Widnes, Warrington
Crime Statistics for Appleton, Widnes, Warrington
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Appleton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 2021 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 370 street level crime incidents in Appleton in October 2021. 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 Appleton, 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 Crime136
Anti Social Behaviour71
Public Order47
Criminal Damage Arson28
Other Theft16
Other Crime11
Bicycle Theft10
Vehicle Crime8
Possession Of Weapons2
Theft From The Person2
All Crime370

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Appleton. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Appleton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Barrow’s Green (0.88 miles)284
Halton View (0.62 miles)250
Crow Wood (0.62 miles)250
Farnworth (0.62 miles)229
Higher Runcorn (2.48 miles)207
Town End (1.75 miles)85
Cronton (1.75 miles)85
Rainhill Stoops (2.56 miles)23
Bold Heath (2.24 miles)10

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

Most violent places near Appleton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Halton View105
Crow Wood105
Higher Runcorn99
Barrow’s Green96
Town End35
Rainhill Stoops10
Bold Heath5

Last updated: October 2021
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