Crime in Newtown in July 22
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According to official data there was 178 crimes recorded in Newtown during June, including 70 violent or sexual offences.
According to police.uk data, there was a total of 178 crimes recorded in Newtown during July 2022, which is up from 165 crimes in June 2022. 39% of these crimes were classified as violent or sexual offences. Other crimes included burglary, bicycle theft, drugs and criminal damage or arson.
Outcome data for these crimes indicate that 19% are currently under investigation, with 43% unable to prosecute a suspect and just 2% awaiting a court outcome. You can view where these crimes took place using our interactive map below. The full data tables are also shown below.
Alongside this there were 30 stop and searches in Newtown for controlled substances which resulted in 6 arrests.
Crimes in Newtown during July 2022
|Criminal damage and arson||13||7%|
|Possession of weapons||3||2%|
|Violence and sexual offences||70||39%|
Crime outcome from the crimes in July 2022
|Investigation complete; no suspect identified||33||19%|
|Unable to prosecute suspect||77||43%|
|Formal action is not in the public interest||5||3%|
|Offender given a caution||1||1%|
|Action to be taken by another organisation||1||1%|
|Awaiting court outcome||3||2%|
|Further investigation is not in the public interest||5||3%|
|Further action is not in the public interest||1||1%|
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