Crime Statistics for Abram, Wigan, Wigan, May 2019

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Crime Statistics for Abram, Wigan, Wigan

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Abram using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 64 street level crime incidents in Abram in May 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 Abram, 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 Crime18
Anti Social Behaviour10
Public Order8
Vehicle Crime8
Other Theft7
Other Crime4
Criminal Damage Arson3
Burglary2
Possession Of Weapons2
Drugs1
Robbery1
All Crime64

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Platt Bridge (0.62 miles)136
Tamer Lane End (1.86 miles)126
Edge Green (1.39 miles)114
Town Green (1.75 miles)104
Bickershaw (1.39 miles)94
Abram64
Dover (0.62 miles)63
Bamfurlong (0.62 miles)32
Bryn Gates (0.62 miles)32
Crankwood (1.39 miles)22



Most violent places near Abram

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Tamer Lane End37
Bickershaw35
Edge Green33
Platt Bridge31
Town Green30
Dover26
Abram18
Bamfurlong10
Bryn Gates10
Crankwood3

Last updated: July 5, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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