Crime Statistics for Lark Hill, Wigan, Wigan, June 2019

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Crime Statistics for Lark Hill, Wigan, Wigan

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Lark Hill using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 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 74 street level crime incidents in Lark Hill in June 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 Lark Hill, 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 Crime29
Anti Social Behaviour9
Criminal Damage Arson7
Public Order6
Other Crime4
Other Theft3
Vehicle Crime3
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime74

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bedford (1.39 miles)126
Higher Folds (0.62 miles)113
Tyldesley (0.88 miles)107
Lark Hill74
Higher Green (0.62 miles)40
Astley (0.62 miles)40
Town Lane (0.62 miles)17
Astley Green (0.88 miles)9
Lower Green (0.88 miles)9

Most violent places near Lark Hill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Higher Folds46
Lark Hill29
Higher Green12
Town Lane5
Astley Green2
Lower Green2

Last updated: August 18, 2019
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