Crime Statistics for Waterhay, Leigh, Wiltshire, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Waterhay, Leigh, Wiltshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Waterhay 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 2 street level crime incidents in Waterhay in August 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Waterhay, 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 Crime2
All Crime2

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 Waterhay. 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 Waterhay

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Cricklade (1.86 miles)23
Horsey Down (1.86 miles)23
South Cerney (2.78 miles)22
Hailstone Hill (1.39 miles)17
Latton (2.24 miles)17
Lower Moor (2.77 miles)7
Waterhay2
Chelworth Lower Green (1.39 miles)2
Chelworth Upper Green (1.39 miles)2
Ashton Keynes (1.39 miles)1



Most violent places near Waterhay

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Cricklade11
Horsey Down11
Hailstone Hill10
South Cerney7
Latton6
Waterhay2
Chelworth Lower Green2
Chelworth Upper Green2
Lower Moor1
Ashton Keynes0

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


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