Lutterworth Crime Overview

Lutterworth is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Leicestershire, and is the 80th most dangerous overall out of Leicestershire's 237 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Lutterworth in 2020 was 48 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Leicestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 50% lower than the Leicestershire rate of 71 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Lutterworth is the 367th safest small town, and the 3,323rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In January 2020, Lutterworth was the worst small town in Leicestershire for other crime, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.29 per 1,000 inhabitants. May 2020 was also a bad month for Lutterworth residents, when it was Leicestershire's most dangerous small town for criminal damage and arson, recording 10 crimes at a rate of 0.96 per 1,000 residents. Lutterworth recorded 8 reports of other theft during November 2020, making its crime rate of 0.77 the worst small town for other theft in Leicestershire that month.

The most common crimes in Lutterworth are violence and sexual offences, with 180 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 17. This is 8% higher than 2019's figure of 165 offences and a difference of 1.45 from 2019's crime rate of 16. Lutterworth's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 1 offence recorded in 2020.

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Crime in Lutterworth Compared To Leicestershire

Summary of Crimes in Lutterworth This Year

 LutterworthLeicestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour777.4112,75312.0362% safer
Bicycle Theft10.101,1541.09990% safer
Burglary242.314,5134.2684% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson666.358,5018.0226% safer
Drugs90.872,6452.49186% safer
Other Crime171.641,8371.735% safer
Other Theft585.585,9785.641.1% safer
Possession of Weapons40.396370.6054% safer
Public Order716.839,3608.8329% safer
Robbery40.397200.6874% safer
Shoplifting151.442,8482.6987% safer
Theft From the Person20.195390.51168% safer
Vehicle Crime434.146,0445.7038% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18017.3331,03229.2769% safer

Lutterworth Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Broughton Astley33536.3331% safer
Braunstone65237.4227% safer
Leicester Forest East29238.8522% safer
Narborough34840.1119% safer
Birstall59743.2810% safer
Lutterworth49447.55-
Ashby-de-la-Zouch90256.4216% more dangerous
Shepshed80457.1917% more dangerous
Sileby55461.4423% more dangerous
Barwell57762.4624% more dangerous
Syston88662.5024% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Lutterworth

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Lutterworth Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour11777Safer
Bicycle Theft0.670.29-0.10Safer
Burglary74.84.82.3Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson5666Getting worse
Drugs0.290.190.580.87Getting worse
Other Crime0.961.21.41.6Getting worse
Other Theft8786Safer
Possession of Weapons0.390.290.390.39Getting worse
Public Order2.43.84.37Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.190.290.290.39Getting worse
Shoplifting4.12.81.11.4Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.290.670.870.19Safer
Vehicle Crime129104.1Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences14181617Getting worse

Changes In Lutterworth's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Lutterworth to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Lutterworth47.55-
Barnet67.7130% more dangerous
Coventry77.4139% more dangerous
Croydon83.2243% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8145% more dangerous
Bristol86.2145% more dangerous
Leicester97.4451% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8754% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2856% more dangerous
Bradford133.0264% more dangerous
Leeds137.1065% more dangerous

Crime in Lutterworth's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Lutterworth49448First

Crime in Lutterworth During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Lutterworth change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in June, when Lutterworth saw a 500% increase in anti-social behaviour. Lutterworth saw a large fall in vehicle crime during November, when it fell by 92% compared to November in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+50%+100%+100%+500%-13%-31%-43%-56%-17%+17%
Burglary--75%-71%---75%-80%-67%-+33%
Criminal Damage and Arson--+100%-43%-60%-14%+67%-13%+17%-17%
Drugs--+33%----+100%--
Other Crime----+300%+100%-50%-33%--
Other Theft--63%-+20%-50%+75%-25%-78%-20%-
Possession of Weapons---------+100%
Public Order-50%-+125%+300%-13%+100%+133%+267%+100%+250%
Shoplifting--+100%-+50%---50%--
Theft From the Person----------
Vehicle Crime--80%+175%-33%-10%-88%-80%-78%-92%-86%
Violence and Sexual Offences--+78%+57%+62%+160%-36%+38%--11%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Lutterworth

What police force serves Lutterworth?
Lutterworth's local territorial police force is the Leicestershire Police.
How dangerous is Lutterworth?
Lutterworth is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Leicestershire.
What is Lutterworth's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Lutterworth are violence and sexual offences.
What is the least common crime in Lutterworth?
Lutterworth's least common crime is bicycle theft.

Last updated: 07 May 2021