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Crime in Newtown in July 22

By newtown.wales

4 months ago

News Crime Analysis

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.

Interactive Map

 

Crimes in Newtown during July 2022

Crime type No.  %
Anti-social behaviour 16 9%
Bicycle theft 4 2%
Burglary 9 5%
Criminal damage and arson 13 7%
Drugs 8 4%
Other theft 13 7%
Possession of weapons 3 2%
Public order 31 17%
Robbery 2 1%
Shoplifting 5 3%
Violence and sexual offences 70 39%
Other crime 3 2%
Vehicle crime 1 1%

 

Crime outcome from the crimes in July 2022

Crime outcome No. %
Unknown 16 9%
Investigation complete; no suspect identified 33 19%
Under investigation 33 19%
Local resolution 3 2%
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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