Sileby is among the top 5 most dangerous small towns in Leicestershire, and is the 39th most dangerous overall out of Leicestershire's 230 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Sileby in 2021 was 62 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Leicestershire's overall crime rate, coming in 25% lower than the Leicestershire rate of 78 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Sileby is the 332nd most dangerous small town, and the 2,055th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.
In March 2021, Sileby was the worst small town in Leicestershire for other theft, with 6 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.67 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2021 was also a bad month for Sileby residents, when it was Leicestershire's most dangerous small town for robbery, recording 1 crime at a rate of 0.11 per 1,000 residents. Sileby recorded 1 report of theft from the person during November 2021, making its crime rate of 0.11 the worst small town for theft from the person in Leicestershire that month.
The most common crimes in Sileby are violence and sexual offences, with 286 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 32. This is 0.35% lower than 2020's figure of 287 offences and a difference of 0.11 from 2020's crime rate of 32. Sileby's least common crime is shoplifting, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 1200% from 2020's figure of 13 crimes.
Top 5 Most Dangerous
Small Towns, Leicestershire
33% lower, regional crime rate
23% lower, national crime rate
England, Wales & NI
As of 2022, the crime rate in Sileby is 33% lower than the East Midlands and 23% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.
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Incidents mapped in Sileby 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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Last updated: 02 Jun, 2022
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|Year||Crime Rate per|
|Anti-Social Behaviour||124||13.75||9,410||8.87||35% more dangerous|
|Bicycle Theft||3||0.33||1,510||1.42||330% safer|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||67||7.43||8,991||8.48||14% safer|
|Other Crime||14||1.55||2,033||1.92||24% safer|
|Other Theft||34||3.77||6,722||6.34||68% safer|
|Possession of Weapons||7||0.78||746||0.70||10% more dangerous|
|Public Order||112||12.42||11,244||10.60||15% more dangerous|
|Theft From the Person||1||0.11||560||0.53||382% safer|
|Vehicle Crime||19||2.11||4,851||4.57||117% safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||286||31.72||36,174||34.11||8% safer|
|Small Town||Total Crimes||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Broughton Astley||417||45.23||38% safer|
|Earl Shilton||742||68.21||9% more dangerous|
|Ashby-de-la-Zouch||1,103||68.99||10% more dangerous|
|Barwell||677||73.28||15% more dangerous|
|Syston||1,059||74.71||17% more dangerous|
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|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Herrick Close||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near High Street||Local resolution|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Parking Area||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Phoenix Drive||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Criminal damage and arson||On or near Jubilee Avenue||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Moir Close||Local resolution|
|April 2022||Drugs||On or near Old Tannery Drive||Local resolution|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Barradale Avenue||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Jubilee Avenue||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Greedon Rise||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Burglary||On or near St Mary'S Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Public order||On or near Windrush Close||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Jubilee Avenue||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Forest Drive||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|April 2022||Other theft||On or near Swan Street||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near The Banks||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Other theft||On or near Chalfont Drive||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Burglary||On or near Wellbrook Avenue||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|March 2022||Violence and sexual offences||On or near Wrights Acre||Unable to prosecute suspect|
|March 2022||Public order||On or near Harlequin Road||Investigation complete; no suspect identified|
|Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents|
|Criminal Damage and Arson||14||7||8||7||Safer|
|Other Crime||1.6||1.1||1.8||1.6||Getting worse|
|Other Theft||3.6||4.7||3.2||3.8||Getting worse|
|Possession of Weapons||0.22||0.78||0.55||0.78||Getting worse|
|Public Order||6||8||8||12||Getting worse|
|Robbery (inc. mugging)||0.55||0.89||0.11||0.22||Safer|
|Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)||0.11||0.22||0.22||0.11||Safer|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||22||28||32||32||Getting worse|
We only display green spaces in Sileby that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.
|Name||ASB||Drugs||Public Order||Robbery||VSO||All Others||Crimes per Hectare|
|Sileby Memorial Park||2||-||-||1||2||2||1.6|
|Small Town||Crime Rate||Rate Difference|
|Barnet||67.08||7% more dangerous|
|Croydon||82.48||25% more dangerous|
|Sheffield||90.05||31% more dangerous|
|Bristol||90.52||31% more dangerous|
|Coventry||102.24||39% more dangerous|
|Leicester||111.59||44% more dangerous|
|Liverpool||123.06||49% more dangerous|
|Birmingham||129.64||52% more dangerous|
|Bradford||132.28||53% more dangerous|
|Leeds||150.94||59% more dangerous|
|Neighbourhood||Crime Count||Crime Rate||Danger Rank|
Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Sileby change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Sileby saw a 400% increase in other theft. Sileby saw a large fall in other theft during August, when it fell by 88% compared to August in 2019.
|Criminal Damage and Arson||-67%||+75%||-67%||+100%||-38%||-||-40%||+60%||+100%||-17%|
|Possession of Weapons||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Violence and Sexual Offences||+44%||+26%||+38%||+48%||+10%||-40%||+15%||+25%||-18%||+30%|