Crime Statistics for South Bersted, Arun, West Sussex, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for South Bersted, Arun, West Sussex

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Bersted using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 418 street level crime incidents in South Bersted in August 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 Bersted, 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 Crime117
Anti Social Behaviour82
Shoplifting43
Vehicle Crime31
Public Order30
Other Theft29
Criminal Damage Arson26
Burglary20
Drugs13
Possession Of Weapons10
Bicycle Theft6
Theft From The Person4
Other Crime4
Robbery3
All Crime418

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Bersted418
Bognor Regis (0.62 miles)346
Felpham (1.24 miles)138
Shripney (1.24 miles)79
Nyetimber (2.77 miles)37
Aldwick (1.75 miles)34
Bilsham (2.77 miles)33
Ancton (3.1 miles)22
Colworth (1.76 miles)20
Lagness (2.48 miles)18



Most violent places near South Bersted

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Bersted117
Bognor Regis103
Felpham40
Nyetimber13
Aldwick12
Shripney11
Ancton8
Bilsham7
Lagness6
Colworth3

Last updated: October 4, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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