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Crime and Safety in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn

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Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn is among the top 5 safest small towns in Gwent, and is the 47th safest overall out of Gwent's 117 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn in 2021 was 46 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Gwent's overall crime rate, coming in 56% lower than the Gwent rate of 72 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn is the 285th safest small town, and the 3,764th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In May 2015, Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn had the worst crime rate in Gwent for possession of weapons, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.16 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn are violence and sexual offences, with 359 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 28. This is 14% higher than 2020's figure of 308 offences and a difference of 4.04 from 2020's crime rate of 24. Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, the same as 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn 2022 Crime Scorecard

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Small Towns, Gwent

63% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

66% lower, national crime rate

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Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn is 63% lower than Wales and 66% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn Crime Rate Over Time

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Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn 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 Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202146583
202046576
201949625
201843541
201742527
201646582

Crime in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn Compared To Gwent

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Summary of Crimes in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn This Year

 Penyrheol, Trecenydd and EnerglynGwent 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour19115.1217,56229.55 95% safer
Bicycle Theft20.163180.54 238% safer
Burglary161.271,8993.19 151% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson131.039681.63 58% safer
Drugs171.351,4822.49 84% safer
Other Crime282.221,3882.34 5% safer
Other Theft302.373,3445.63 138% safer
Possession of Weapons30.242600.44 83% safer
Public Order846.658,06613.57 104% safer
Robbery10.082610.44 450% safer
Shoplifting131.032,1663.64 253% safer
Vehicle Crime171.352,2013.70 174% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences35928.4120,32834.20 20% safer

Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Allt-yr-yn283.041418% safer
Pillgwenlly465.20787% safer
Gaer485.30771% safer
Rogerstone51545.531.3% safer
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn58346.14-
Panteg36647.973.8% more dangerous
Caerleon39550.769% more dangerous
Fairwater59751.2310% more dangerous
Chepstow64451.8011% more dangerous
Malpas42954.7316% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn

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Recent Crimes in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Druids CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near Heol FachInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Bowls CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near The CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Trem Twr Y DrwmInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022DrugsOn or near Melin GwlanInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near A468Unable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Bryn SiriolUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Brigham CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Pleasant PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Druids CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Other crimeOn or near Pen-Y-GroesInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gelli'R FelinUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Public orderOn or near ThomasvilleUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Blaen IforOffender given a caution
February 2022Other theftOn or near West AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mill CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near First AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Public orderOn or near Druids CloseUnable to prosecute suspect

Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour9112415 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.320.240.240.16 Safer
Burglary1.62.63.01.3 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1.42.91.41.0 Safer
Drugs1.71.31.31.4 Safer
Other Crime1.22.01.12.2 Getting worse
Other Theft3.74.72.82.4 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.080.160.160.24 Getting worse
Public Order7887 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.160.160.080.08 Safer
Shoplifting0.710.550.321.0 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime3.21.92.51.4 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences21252428 Getting worse

Changes In Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn46.14-
Barnet67.0831% more dangerous
Croydon82.4844% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0549% more dangerous
Bristol90.5249% more dangerous
Coventry102.2455% more dangerous
Leicester111.5959% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0663% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6464% more dangerous
Bradford132.2865% more dangerous
Leeds150.9469% more dangerous

Crime in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Caerphilly West38852First

Crime in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn saw a 500% increase in burglary. Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn saw a large fall in burglary during May, when it fell by 80% compared to May in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-19%+407%+267%+243%+67%+114%+240%+233%+171%+271%
Burglary+500%--80%--33%-+67%-+50%-
Criminal Damage and Arson------67%-50%-50%--
Drugs---+100%+100%+100%---+100%
Other Crime-67%-+100%-33%-+50%--50%-67%-50%
Other Theft+40%-67%+100%--50%-----25%
Public Order-50%+117%-+38%--13%-50%+100%--25%
Shoplifting-------50%---
Vehicle Crime----33%+200%--+150%--40%
Violence and Sexual Offences-39%+5%+4%-37%+6%-+32%-17%+30%+25%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn

What police force serves Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn?
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's local territorial police force is the Gwent Police.

How dangerous is Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn?
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn is among the top 5 safest small towns in Gwent.

What is Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn?
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

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