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Crime and Safety in Littleport

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Littleport is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Cambridgeshire, and is the 36th most dangerous overall out of Cambridgeshire's 262 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Littleport in 2021 was 67 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Cambridgeshire's overall crime rate, coming in 9% lower than the Cambridgeshire rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Littleport is the 282nd most dangerous small town, and the 1,728th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In March 2021, Littleport was the worst small town in Cambridgeshire for other crime, with 8 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.81 per 1,000 inhabitants. May 2021 was also a bad month for Littleport residents, when it was Cambridgeshire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.20 per 1,000 residents. Littleport recorded 2 reports of robbery during June 2021, making its crime rate of 0.20 the worst small town for robbery in Cambridgeshire that month.

The most common crimes in Littleport are violence and sexual offences, with 334 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 34. This is 5% higher than 2020's figure of 317 offences and a difference of 1.72 from 2020's crime rate of 32. Littleport's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 650% from 2020's figure of 15 crimes.

Littleport 2022 Crime Scorecard

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Small Towns, Cambridgeshire

5% lower, regional crime rate

East of England

14% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Littleport is 5% lower than the East of England and 14% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Littleport Crime Rate Over Time

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Littleport Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Littleport represent the time frame between May 2019 and April 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Littleport

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202167662
202074735
201956551
201844435
201750493
201637363

Crime in Littleport Compared To Cambridgeshire

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Summary of Crimes in Littleport This Year

 LittleportCambridgeshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour12312.4414,13016.52 33% safer
Bicycle Theft20.202,6703.12 1460% safer
Burglary181.822,9603.46 90% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson737.386,5027.60 3.0% safer
Drugs80.811,9272.25 178% safer
Other Crime303.031,5871.86 39% more dangerous
Other Theft363.644,9165.75 58% safer
Possession of Weapons70.716670.78 10% safer
Public Order696.986,9928.17 17% safer
Robbery40.405890.69 72% safer
Shoplifting353.542,7933.26 8% more dangerous
Theft From the Person50.515670.66 29% safer
Vehicle Crime414.153,9104.57 10% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences33433.7826,21330.64 9% more dangerous

Littleport Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Ely1,27558.9014% safer
Yaxley57160.0711% safer
Ramsey49761.0110% safer
St. Ives1,06862.767% safer
Chatteris73565.911.6% safer
Littleport66266.95-
Hampton Hargate and Vale1,02272.748% more dangerous
March1,76076.3412% more dangerous
Orton Longueville89282.7719% more dangerous
Orton Waterville84583.2120% more dangerous
Bretton1,21193.2428% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Littleport

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Recent Crimes in Littleport

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near EastfieldsUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near The BarnsInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near SandhillInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Upton PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Elm SideUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near The FurrowInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Parson'S LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Limes CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Saffron CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Barkham'S LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Parson'S LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Orchard CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Crown LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other theftOn or near Friars NineInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022BurglaryOn or near New RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022BurglaryOn or near The CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Littleport Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour19161512 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.610.401.50.20 Safer
Burglary3.93.94.81.8 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson79107 Getting worse
Drugs0.811.92.80.81 Safer
Other Crime0.811.00.913.0 Getting worse
Other Theft63.43.83.6 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.300.611.10.71 Getting worse
Public Order2.5667 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.200.510.400.40 Getting worse
Shoplifting2.84.863.5 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.200.200.300.51 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime3.42.94.24.2 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15213234 Getting worse

Changes In Littleport's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Littleport to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Littleport66.95-
Barnet67.080.19% more dangerous
Croydon82.4819% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0526% more dangerous
Bristol90.5226% more dangerous
Coventry102.2435% more dangerous
Leicester111.5940% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0646% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6448% more dangerous
Bradford132.2849% more dangerous
Leeds150.9456% more dangerous

Crime in Littleport's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Littleport66267First

Crime in Littleport During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Littleport change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Littleport saw a 600% increase in shoplifting. Littleport saw a large fall in shoplifting during June, when it fell by 84% compared to June in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-17%-10%-8%-7%+12%-33%+78%-9%+50%+500%
Bicycle Theft+300%---------
Burglary-40%-67%--57%+67%+75%--+100%+20%
Criminal Damage and Arson-69%-17%-56%-+22%+20%+250%+150%+267%+29%
Drugs+100%+50%-33%--+100%-67%+100%+100%+100%
Other Crime----------
Other Theft--33%-40%-50%-+200%+50%+500%+100%-
Possession of Weapons+100%---------
Public Order-40%-33%-67%-57%-38%+80%-33%+50%-43%-17%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting+600%-50%+100%-84%+25%+200%+75%--33%-
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime+133%-50%+200%-75%+67%-50%--67%--
Violence and Sexual Offences-24%+6%+158%+53%+59%+105%+131%+65%-25%+85%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Littleport

What police force serves Littleport?
Littleport's local territorial police force is the Cambridgeshire Constabulary.

How dangerous is Littleport?
Littleport is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Cambridgeshire.

What is Littleport's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Littleport are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Littleport?
Littleport's least common crime is bicycle theft.

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