Allt-yr-yn Crime Overview

Allt-yr-yn is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gwent, and is the 37th safest overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Allt-yr-yn in 2020 was 38 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 89% lower than the Gwent rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Allt-yr-yn is the 218th safest small town, and the 4,727th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2016, Allt-yr-yn had the worst crime rate in Gwent for robbery, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.33 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Allt-yr-yn are violence and sexual offences, with 142 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 15. This is 20% higher than 2019's figure of 113 offences and a difference of 3.15 from 2019's crime rate of 12. Allt-yr-yn's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 300% from 2019's figure of 4 crimes.

Compare Allt-yr-yn to other towns and cities

See how Allt-yr-yn shapes up compared to other locations around the country, including side-by-side comparisons of specific crime types, and separate charting of how Allt-yr-yn and your comparison town's crime rates stack up against one another.

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Crime in Allt-yr-yn Compared To Gwent

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Summary of Crimes in Allt-yr-yn This Year

 Allt-yr-ynGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour15717.0623,95440.30136% safer
Bicycle Theft20.222860.48118% safer
Burglary283.042,2213.7423% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson90.981,3262.23128% safer
Drugs111.201,7702.98148% safer
Other Crime60.651,4262.40269% safer
Other Theft202.173,3175.58157% safer
Possession of Weapons10.112570.43291% safer
Public Order495.327,95713.39152% safer
Robbery20.222490.4291% safer
Shoplifting555.982,4244.0832% more dangerous
Theft From the Person10.112220.37236% safer
Vehicle Crime272.932,5004.2144% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14215.4319,20732.31109% safer

Allt-yr-yn Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Rogerstone31127.5039% safer
Malpas23830.3626% safer
Beechwood25132.2719% safer
St. Julians29533.9513% safer
Alway30835.119% safer
Allt-yr-yn35338.36-
Caerleon32641.908% more dangerous
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn57645.5816% more dangerous
Caldicot46646.5818% more dangerous
Panteg38149.9323% more dangerous
Fairwater59350.8925% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Allt-yr-yn

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Recent Crimes in Allt-yr-yn

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
August 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Penllyn AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Queen'S CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021BurglaryOn or near Bryngwyn RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021ShopliftingOn or near Bryngwyn RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Other theftOn or near Bolton RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Hobart CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Godfrey RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Canberra CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021BurglaryOn or near Allt-Yr-Yn WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Public orderOn or near Glasllwch CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Public orderOn or near Faulkner RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Other theftOn or near Bryngwyn RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Queen'S CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Queen'S CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Queen'S CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Queen'S CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021BurglaryOn or near Fields Park GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parking AreaUnable to prosecute suspect

Allt-yr-yn Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1211617Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.650.430.650.22Safer
Burglary1.42.62.93.0Getting worse
Criminal Damage and Arson61.10.980.98Safer
Drugs1.21.51.51.2Safer
Other Crime1.41.11.80.65Safer
Other Theft63.23.72.2Safer
Possession of Weapons--0.430.11Safer
Public Order3.6765Safer
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.870.980.980.22Safer
Shoplifting5766Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.650.540.540.11Safer
Vehicle Crime4.64.172.9Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences8131215Getting worse

Changes In Allt-yr-yn's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Allt-yr-yn to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Allt-yr-yn38.36-
Barnet67.7143% more dangerous
Coventry77.4150% more dangerous
Croydon83.2254% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8155% more dangerous
Bristol86.2156% more dangerous
Leicester97.4461% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8763% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2864% more dangerous
Bradford133.0271% more dangerous
Leeds137.1072% more dangerous

Crime in Allt-yr-yn's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Ridgeway & Glasllwch38460First

Crime in Allt-yr-yn During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Allt-yr-yn change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in July, when Allt-yr-yn saw a 1,500% increase in anti-social behaviour. Allt-yr-yn saw a large fall in burglary during March, when it fell by 86% compared to March in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-38%+1,300%+300%+225%+1,500%+800%+150%-+50%+300%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-86%+100%+300%------25%-50%
Criminal Damage and Arson----+100%-----50%
Drugs+100%----33%-----
Other Crime------67%---50%-50%
Other Theft-50%--50%--67%--75%+300%--
Public Order-50%-83%-50%+200%---+150%--29%
Shoplifting-50%+200%--14%-55%-50%-60%+700%+400%-25%
Vehicle Crime-50%-83%-60%-40%-80%-80%+50%-60%+300%-
Violence and Sexual Offences+10%+60%+75%+143%+56%+100%-40%+25%-14%-25%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Allt-yr-yn

What police force serves Allt-yr-yn?
Allt-yr-yn's local territorial police force is the Gwent Police.
How dangerous is Allt-yr-yn?
Allt-yr-yn is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gwent.
What is Allt-yr-yn's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Allt-yr-yn are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Allt-yr-yn?
Allt-yr-yn's least common crimes are possession of weapons.

Last updated: 05 Oct 2021