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Crime and Safety in Lutterworth

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Lutterworth is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Leicestershire, and is the 56th most dangerous overall out of Leicestershire's 230 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Lutterworth in 2021 was 56 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Leicestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 39% lower than the Leicestershire rate of 78 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Lutterworth is the 414th most dangerous small town, and the 2,631st most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In December 2021, Lutterworth was the worst small town in Leicestershire for burglary, with 7 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.67 per 1,000 inhabitants. May 2021 was also a bad month for Lutterworth residents, when it was Leicestershire's most dangerous small town for possession of weapons, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.10 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 242 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 23. This is 26% higher than 2020's figure of 180 offences and a difference of 5.96 from 2020's crime rate of 17. Lutterworth's least common crimes are possession of weapons, with 2 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 100% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Lutterworth 2022 Crime Scorecard

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Small Towns, Leicestershire

48% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

37% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Lutterworth is 48% lower than the East Midlands and 37% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Lutterworth Crime Rate Over Time

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Lutterworth Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Lutterworth 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 Lutterworth

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202156580
202048494
201954556
201854561
201755573
201640417

Crime in Lutterworth Compared To Leicestershire

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Summary of Crimes in Lutterworth This Year

 LutterworthLeicestershire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour737.039,4108.87 26% safer
Bicycle Theft30.291,5101.42 390% safer
Burglary252.413,3523.16 31% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson696.648,9918.48 28% safer
Drugs141.352,9022.74 103% safer
Other Crime191.832,0331.92 4.9% safer
Other Theft656.266,7226.34 1.3% safer
Possession of Weapons20.197460.70 268% safer
Public Order787.5111,24410.60 41% safer
Robbery20.196410.60 216% safer
Shoplifting222.122,8092.65 25% safer
Theft From the Person20.195600.53 179% safer
Vehicle Crime373.564,8514.57 28% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences24223.2936,17434.11 46% safer

Lutterworth Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Narborough31135.8556% safer
Birstall56641.0436% safer
Whitwick36442.3232% safer
Broughton Astley41745.2323% safer
Burbage75347.8317% safer
Lutterworth58055.83-
Mountsorrel50358.915% more dangerous
Shepshed87462.1710% more dangerous
Sileby56162.2210% more dangerous
Earl Shilton74268.2118% more dangerous
Ashby-de-la-Zouch1,10368.9919% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Lutterworth

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Recent Crimes in Lutterworth

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Gladstone StreetInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Elizabethan WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Lutterworth RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Police StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Tennyson RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022RobberyOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Azalea CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Petrol StationUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Council StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Other theftOn or near A4303Investigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Noble CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Cunningham DriveUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Laburnum AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mulberry CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Police StationUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Page CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Denbigh PlaceUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Petrol StationUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Oakfield AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect

Lutterworth Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour7777 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.29-0.100.29 Safer
Burglary4.84.82.32.4 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6667 Getting worse
Drugs0.190.580.871.4 Getting worse
Other Crime1.21.41.61.8 Getting worse
Other Theft7866 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.290.390.390.19 Safer
Public Order3.84.378 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.290.290.390.19 Safer
Shoplifting2.81.11.42.1 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.670.870.190.19 Safer
Vehicle Crime9104.13.6 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18161723 Getting worse

Changes In Lutterworth's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Lutterworth to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Lutterworth55.83-
Barnet67.0817% more dangerous
Croydon82.4832% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0538% more dangerous
Bristol90.5238% more dangerous
Coventry102.2445% more dangerous
Leicester111.5950% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0655% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6457% more dangerous
Bradford132.2858% more dangerous
Leeds150.9463% more dangerous

Crime in Lutterworth's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Lutterworth58056First

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 town 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 crimes are possession of weapons.

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