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Crime and Safety in North Hykeham

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North Hykeham is the third safest small towns in Lincolnshire, and is the 170th most dangerous overall out of Lincolnshire's 563 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in North Hykeham in 2021 was 45 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Lincolnshire's overall crime rate, coming in 68% lower than the Lincolnshire rate of 75 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, North Hykeham is the 259th safest small town, and the 3,958th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2021, North Hykeham was the worst small town in Lincolnshire for possession of weapons, with 3 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.18 per 1,000 inhabitants. November 2020 was also a bad month for North Hykeham residents, when it was Lincolnshire's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 4 crimes at a rate of 0.24 per 1,000 residents. North Hykeham recorded 9 reports of bicycle theft during October 2020, making its crime rate of 0.55 the worst small town for bicycle theft in Lincolnshire that month.

The most common crimes in North Hykeham are violence and sexual offences, with 364 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 22. This is 9% higher than 2020's figure of 331 offences and a difference of 2.02 from 2020's crime rate of 20. North Hykeham's least common crime is robbery, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 200% from 2020's figure of 3 crimes.

North Hykeham 2022 Crime Scorecard

Third Safest

Small Towns, Lincolnshire

85% lower, regional crime rate

East Midlands

71% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in North Hykeham is 85% lower than the East Midlands and 71% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

North Hykeham Crime Rate Over Time

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North Hykeham Crime Map

Incidents mapped in North Hykeham 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 North Hykeham

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202145732
202049797
201950812
201837611
201734559
201629480

Crime in North Hykeham Compared To Lincolnshire

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Summary of Crimes in North Hykeham This Year

 North HykehamLincolnshire 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour32419.7924,31122.24 12% safer
Bicycle Theft80.491,2621.15 135% safer
Burglary321.954,5784.19 115% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson885.3810,0089.16 70% safer
Drugs120.732,1852.00 174% safer
Other Crime171.042,2772.08 100% safer
Other Theft523.185,9605.45 71% safer
Possession of Weapons100.616870.63 3.3% safer
Public Order533.248,6617.92 144% safer
Robbery10.065050.46 667% safer
Shoplifting694.225,7285.24 24% safer
Vehicle Crime261.593,2722.99 88% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences36422.2436,82433.69 51% safer

North Hykeham Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Bottesford60.567886% safer
Bourne70440.6910% safer
North Hykeham73244.72-
Stamford1,09753.1316% more dangerous
Holbeach63958.9924% more dangerous
Barton-upon-Humber69959.9025% more dangerous
Sleaford1,20961.8928% more dangerous
Louth1,25872.2438% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in North Hykeham

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Recent Crimes in North Hykeham

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Haze LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Jubilee CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Bicycle theftOn or near Station RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Maximus RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Grandfield WayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Delph RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Redcar CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Primrose CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Taurus AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Esk CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Lindum MewsInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Ash GroveInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Taurus AvenueUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Selby CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Octavian CrescentInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Estwaite CloseOffender given a caution
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Sports/Recreation AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Public orderOn or near Water LaneUnable to prosecute suspect

North Hykeham Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour20132920 Getting worse
Bicycle Theft1.51.32.20.49 Safer
Burglary3.42.83.02.0 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6785 Safer
Drugs0.790.861.20.73 Getting worse
Other Crime1.20.491.61.0 Getting worse
Other Theft3.53.52.73.2 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.120.370.370.61 Getting worse
Public Order1.23.43.43.2 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.120.180.180.06 Safer
Shoplifting663.74.2 Safer
Vehicle Crime1.72.62.31.6 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences12222022 Getting worse

Changes In North Hykeham's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in North Hykeham's Green Spaces

We only display green spaces in North Hykeham that are named, and have had crimes recorded within their boundaries during 2021.

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Hykeham Memorial Playing Fields & Pavilion Club2---151.8
Witham Fields Sports Ground5----00.83

Comparing North Hykeham to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
North Hykeham44.72-
Barnet67.0833% more dangerous
Croydon82.4846% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0550% more dangerous
Bristol90.5251% more dangerous
Coventry102.2456% more dangerous
Leicester111.5960% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0664% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6466% more dangerous
Bradford132.2866% more dangerous
Leeds150.9470% more dangerous

Crime in North Hykeham's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
North Hykeham North51966First
North Hykeham South25029Second

Crime in North Hykeham During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in North Hykeham change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in August, when North Hykeham saw a 800% increase in bicycle theft. North Hykeham saw a large fall in public order during September, when it fell by 90% compared to September in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+100%+7%+285%+367%+76%+246%+242%+242%+130%+24%
Bicycle Theft+200%-+100%-+67%+800%+50%+350%--50%
Burglary+300%+300%-50%-80%-33%-+100%---
Criminal Damage and Arson+150%-25%-60%-27%-+25%-31%+220%+71%+50%
Drugs-50%--33%-+100%-50%+200%---
Other Crime--+100%--+100%+100%+100%--
Other Theft-17%-20%-67%-50%+25%+25%-80%+125%-25%-67%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order+100%+100%--+33%+300%-90%+33%+14%-25%
Robbery----------
Shoplifting-13%-50%+67%-67%-67%-+250%-69%-60%-60%
Vehicle Crime--64%-60%-25%---43%---
Violence and Sexual Offences+37%-8%-16%-11%+55%-24%+32%+48%-31%-66%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in North Hykeham

What police force serves North Hykeham?
North Hykeham's local territorial police force is the Lincolnshire Police.

How dangerous is North Hykeham?
North Hykeham is the third safest small town in Lincolnshire.

What is North Hykeham's most common crime?
The most common crimes in North Hykeham are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in North Hykeham?
North Hykeham's least common crime is robbery (inc. mugging).

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