Crime Statistics for Matchborough, Redditch, Worcestershire, May 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Matchborough using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2022 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 155 street level crime incidents in Matchborough in May 2022. 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 Matchborough, 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 Crime57
Anti Social Behaviour39
Other Theft15
Criminal Damage Arson10
Vehicle Crime9
Public Order7
Possession Of Weapons3
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime155

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Lakeside (1.39 miles)364
Ipsley (0.62 miles)232
Church Hill (1.39 miles)219
Greenlands (1.39 miles)207
Washford (0.62 miles)139
Moons Moat (1.24 miles)131
Green Lane (1.39 miles)122
Mappleborough Green (0.88 miles)45
Gorcott Hill (1.75 miles)12

Most violent places near Matchborough

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Church Hill93
Green Lane48
Moons Moat45
Mappleborough Green17
Gorcott Hill2

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Last updated: May 2022
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