Panteg Crime Overview

Panteg is among the top 10 safest small towns in Gwent, and is the 53rd safest overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Panteg in 2020 was 50 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 45% lower than the Gwent rate of 73 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Panteg is the 396th safest small town, and the 3,070th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In June 2020, Panteg was the worst small town in Gwent for theft from the person, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.39 per 1,000 inhabitants. June 2019 was also a bad month for Panteg residents, when it was Gwent's most dangerous small town for burglary, recording 8 crimes at a rate of 1.0 per 1,000 residents. Panteg recorded 2 reports of possession of weapons during September 2019, making its crime rate of 0.26 the worst small town for possession of weapons in Gwent that month.

The most common crimes in Panteg are violence and sexual offences, with 194 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 25. This is 1.5% higher than 2019's figure of 191 offences and a difference of 0.40 from 2019's crime rate of 25. Panteg's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 1 offence recorded in 2020, a decrease of 200% from 2019's figure of 3 crimes.

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Crime in Panteg Compared To Gwent

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Summary of Crimes in Panteg This Year

 PantegGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour21327.9223,95440.3044% safer
Bicycle Theft20.262860.4885% safer
Burglary111.442,2213.74160% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson50.661,3262.23238% safer
Drugs81.051,7702.98184% safer
Other Crime81.051,4262.40129% safer
Other Theft405.243,3175.586% safer
Possession of Weapons10.132570.43231% safer
Public Order8811.537,95713.3916% safer
Shoplifting91.182,4244.08246% safer
Theft From the Person30.392220.375% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime121.572,5004.21168% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences19425.4319,20732.3127% safer

Panteg Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Alway30835.1142% safer
Allt-yr-yn35338.3630% safer
Caerleon32641.9019% safer
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn57645.5810% safer
Caldicot46646.587% safer
Panteg38149.93-
Fairwater59350.891.9% more dangerous
Liswerry70351.142.4% more dangerous
Gaer49554.689% more dangerous
Monmouth63956.6712% more dangerous
Chepstow71157.1913% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Panteg

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Recent Crimes in Panteg

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Broad StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Public orderOn or near Open Hearth CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Public orderOn or near Elm GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Elm GroveUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021DrugsOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaOffender given a drugs possession warning
August 2021Public orderOn or near Hawthorn RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Public orderOn or near Springfield RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Cambria StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021BurglaryOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Clifton SquareUnable to prosecute suspect
August 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Railway TerraceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Railway TerraceUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Other theftOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Other theftOn or near Florence PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Cambria StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Berkeley CrescentUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Public orderOn or near Sycamore Road SouthUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near South AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
July 2021Public orderOn or near Open Hearth CloseUnable to prosecute suspect

Panteg Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour1514928Getting worse
Bicycle Theft-0.130.260.26Getting worse
Burglary1.33.24.51.4Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson82.52.00.66Safer
Drugs1.21.61.81.0Safer
Other Crime0.522.21.31.0Safer
Other Theft8765Safer
Possession of Weapons0.260.260.390.13Safer
Public Order68912Getting worse
Shoplifting3.23.31.01.2Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)-0.130.260.39Getting worse
Vehicle Crime4.63.951.6Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences15252525Getting worse

Changes In Panteg's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Panteg to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Panteg49.93-
Barnet67.7126% more dangerous
Coventry77.4135% more dangerous
Croydon83.2240% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8142% more dangerous
Bristol86.2142% more dangerous
Leicester97.4449% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8751% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2853% more dangerous
Bradford133.0262% more dangerous
Leeds137.1064% more dangerous

Crime in Panteg's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Griffithstown & Sebastopol38150First

Crime in Panteg During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Panteg change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in May, when Panteg saw a 800% increase in anti-social behaviour. Panteg saw a large fall in vehicle crime during July, when it fell by 83% compared to July in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+100%+290%+800%+400%+113%+200%+88%+300%+125%+83%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary------+200%--33%-
Criminal Damage and Arson----------
Drugs-50%---------
Other Crime----+100%-----
Other Theft+33%+20%-67%--25%--50%-67%-33%+300%
Public Order-50%+29%-22%+33%-27%+43%+200%+400%+20%+300%
Shoplifting----------
Vehicle Crime-50%--25%-33%-83%---67%--
Violence and Sexual Offences-29%--41%+47%-6%-12%-21%-13%-20%+100%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Panteg

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

Last updated: 05 Oct 2021