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Crime and Safety in Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire

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Lytham St Anne's is the safest medium-sized town in Lancashire, and is the 31st safest overall out of Lancashire's 237 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Lytham St Anne's in 2021 was 14 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Lancashire's overall crime rate, coming in 438% lower than the Lancashire rate of 77 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Lytham St Anne's is the second safest medium-sized town, and the 1,536th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2016, Lytham St Anne's was the worst MediumTown.ToInlineText() in Lancashire for theft from the person, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.07 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Lytham St Anne's are violence and sexual offences, with 297 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 7. This is 11% higher than 2020's figure of 265 offences and a difference of 0.72 from 2020's crime rate of 6. Lytham St Anne's's least common crime is robbery, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, an increase of 50% from 2020's figure of 1 crime.

Lytham St Anne's 2022 Crime Scorecard

Safest

Medium-Sized Towns, Lancashire

258% lower, regional crime rate

North West

408% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Lytham St Anne's is 258% lower than the North West and 408% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Lytham St Anne's Crime Rate Over Time

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Lytham St Anne's Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Lytham St Anne's represent the time frame between April 2019 and March 2022. Each point on the map represents an area where crimes have been recorded locally.

Last updated: 11 May, 2022

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Historical Crime Rates for Lytham St Anne's

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202114634
202013587
201916698
201818803
201715679
201614638

Crime in Lytham St Anne's Compared To Lancashire

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Summary of Crimes in Lytham St Anne's This Year

 Lytham St Anne'sLancashire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour52311.8472,68948.18 307% safer
Bicycle Theft80.187090.47 161% safer
Burglary611.386,4544.28 210% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson781.7714,1829.40 431% safer
Drugs50.112,5121.66 1409% safer
Other Crime180.413,1312.08 407% safer
Other Theft501.139,2886.16 445% safer
Possession of Weapons50.111,1540.76 591% safer
Public Order370.849,6306.38 660% safer
Robbery20.058100.54 980% safer
Shoplifting280.635,8893.90 519% safer
Theft From the Person50.116860.45 309% safer
Vehicle Crime400.916,0334.00 340% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences2976.7255,90937.06 451% safer

Lytham St Anne's Compared to Nearby Medium-Sized Towns)

Medium-Sized TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Lytham St Anne's63414.35-
Ormskirk80230.5453% more dangerous
Saint Anne's on the Sea1,51655.1774% more dangerous
Leyland2,46062.2977% more dangerous
Skelmersdale2,16763.9078% more dangerous
Chorley3,34488.9184% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Lytham St Anne's

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Recent Crimes in Lytham St Anne's

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Lightwood AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Buckingham RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Wordsworth AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Bexley PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mornington RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Other theftOn or near Marine DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Clifton CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mythop CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Theft from the personOn or near Green StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Buckingham RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ansdell Road NorthUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Green StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Reedy Acre PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
March 2022Public orderOn or near Molyneux PlaceLocal resolution
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Walesby PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ansdell Road NorthUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Other theftOn or near West Bank AvenueInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Wellington StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Seymour RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Saltcotes PlaceLocal resolution

Lytham St Anne's Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour671412 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.270.290.340.18 Safer
Burglary2.42.01.21.4 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson2.21.52.01.8 Safer
Drugs0.200.200.270.11 Safer
Other Crime0.160.250.160.41 Getting worse
Other Theft2.02.11.41.1 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.090.070.050.11 Getting worse
Public Order1.40.810.630.84 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.110.180.020.05 Safer
Shoplifting0.931.00.430.63 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.140.110.050.11 Safer
Vehicle Crime1.21.40.700.91 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences7667 Getting worse

Changes In Lytham St Anne's's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Lytham St Anne's's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in Lytham St Anne's that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Hope Street Recreation Ground3---122.6
The Woodlands Memorial Ground16---124.7
West End Field Recreation Ground----200.79

Comparing Lytham St Anne's to the UK's Major Cities

Medium-Sized TownCrime RateRate Difference
Lytham St Anne's14.35-
Coventry39.9364% more dangerous
Birmingham49.6071% more dangerous
Barnet67.0879% more dangerous
Croydon82.4883% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0384% more dangerous
Bristol90.5284% more dangerous
Leicester111.5987% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0688% more dangerous
Bradford132.2889% more dangerous
Leeds150.9490% more dangerous

Crime in Lytham St Anne's's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Lytham38742First

Crime in Lytham St Anne's During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Lytham St Anne's change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in September, when Lytham St Anne's saw a 600% increase in bicycle theft. Lytham St Anne's saw a large fall in other theft during March, when it fell by 83% compared to March in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+30%+185%+188%+188%+9%+104%+239%+300%+27%+120%
Bicycle Theft---67%---+600%---
Burglary+33%-71%-50%-71%--63%-67%-+150%-17%
Criminal Damage and Arson+33%+200%-80%-14%+33%-+50%-20%+100%-33%
Drugs--67%-+33%-----+100%
Other Crime-----50%-----
Other Theft-83%-75%-17%-33%-59%--13%-44%+33%-63%
Public Order-17%--+100%-71%+100%+50%-50%-50%-33%
Shoplifting-80%-+50%-80%+200%-75%-67%---60%
Vehicle Crime-50%-60%---67%-25%-+40%-75%-50%
Violence and Sexual Offences+4%-29%-52%-52%-11%+50%+190%+85%+28%+36%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Lytham St Anne's

What police force serves Lytham St Anne's?
Lytham St Anne's's local territorial police force is the Lancashire Constabulary.

How dangerous is Lytham St Anne's?
Lytham St Anne's is the safest medium-sized town in Lancashire.

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

What is the least common crime in Lytham St Anne's?
Lytham St Anne's's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

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