Llantrisant Crime Overview

Llantrisant is among the top 10 most dangerous small towns in Mid Glamorgan, and is the 32nd safest overall out of Mid Glamorgan's 68 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Llantrisant in 2020 was 63 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 8% lower than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 69 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Llantrisant is the 271st most dangerous small town, and the 1,843rd most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In August 2020, Llantrisant had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for robbery, with 2 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.13 per 1,000 inhabitants. June 2020 was also a bad month for Llantrisant residents, when it was Mid Glamorgan's most dangerous area for theft from the person, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.13 per 1,000 residents. Llantrisant recorded 4 reports of other crime during December 2018, making its crime rate of 0.25 the worst for other crime in Mid Glamorgan that month.

The most common crimes in Llantrisant are violence and sexual offences, with 469 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 30. This is 2.3% lower than 2019's figure of 480 offences and a difference of 0.69 from 2019's crime rate of 30. Llantrisant's least common crime is bicycle theft, with 3 offences recorded in 2020, an increase of 67% from 2019's figure of 1 crime.

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Crime in Llantrisant Compared To Mid Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Llantrisant This Year

 LlantrisantMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour55635.1115,50534.561.6% more dangerous
Bicycle Theft30.191140.2532% safer
Burglary372.341,2522.7919% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1026.443,4807.7620% safer
Drugs412.591,5223.3931% safer
Other Crime201.267361.6430% safer
Other Theft684.292,0354.546% safer
Possession of Weapons40.251780.4060% safer
Public Order1328.344,4169.8418% safer
Robbery30.19720.1616% more dangerous
Shoplifting905.681,6233.6236% more dangerous
Theft From the Person60.381110.2534% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime281.771,2312.7455% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences46929.6214,04131.306% safer

Llantrisant Compared to Nearby Small Towns

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Porthcawl86954.0117% safer
Pyle43556.3512% safer
Tonyrefail76559.726% safer
Garw Valley47060.095% safer
Coity Higher57362.241.8% safer
Llantrisant1,00363.34-
Ogmore Valley53065.152.8% more dangerous
Cornelly51167.286% more dangerous
Aberaman76275.0616% more dangerous
Maesteg1,33676.0017% more dangerous
Cyfarthfa58076.7317% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Llantrisant

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Recent Crimes in Llantrisant

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
November 2021ShopliftingOn or near SupermarketInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Talbot CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Public orderOn or near Cherry Tree WalkInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Cherry Tree WalkUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Other theftOn or near A4119Investigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Upton PlaceInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Vehicle crimeOn or near Ash WalkInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Public orderOn or near The DairyInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near WellfieldUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Other theftOn or near Eastfield CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parking AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Other theftOn or near Miskin CourtInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Miskin CourtUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021ShopliftingOn or near Shopping AreaInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021BurglaryOn or near Portreeve CloseInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Cowbridge RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
November 2021Violence and sexual offencesOn or near BullringInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Llantrisant Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2017201820192020Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour21192535Getting worse
Bicycle Theft0.630.190.060.19Safer
Burglary4.44.02.22.3Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson8696Safer
Drugs1.72.81.82.6Getting worse
Other Crime1.31.21.91.3Safer
Other Theft9784.3Safer
Possession of Weapons0.320.190.190.25Getting worse
Public Order78108Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.060.250.190.19Getting worse
Shoplifting118106Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.190.250.380.38Getting worse
Vehicle Crime3.93.82.81.8Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences22293030Getting worse

Changes In Llantrisant's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Llantrisant to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Llantrisant63.34-
Barnet67.716% more dangerous
Coventry77.4118% more dangerous
Croydon83.2224% more dangerous
Sheffield85.8126% more dangerous
Bristol86.2127% more dangerous
Leicester97.4435% more dangerous
Birmingham102.8738% more dangerous
Liverpool107.2841% more dangerous
Bradford133.0252% more dangerous
Leeds137.1054% more dangerous

Crime in Llantrisant's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Beddau & Tyn-y-nant38748Second
Llantrisant & Talbot Green62481First

Crime in Llantrisant During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Llantrisant change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in March, when Llantrisant saw a 300% increase in other crime. Llantrisant saw a large fall in other theft during May, when it fell by 91% compared to May in 2019. Rates of other theft and shoplifting both fell year-on-year for every month during Llantrisant's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-+141%+114%+87%-41%-47%+71%+145%+159%+19%
Bicycle Theft----------
Burglary-+100%-+100%--56%-67%+75%--38%
Criminal Damage and Arson-36%-50%-45%+86%-71%-60%-10%-38%+20%-25%
Drugs-25%+150%+40%+100%+50%+133%--50%+50%+150%
Other Crime+300%+200%-50%--83%----33%-
Other Theft-44%-69%-91%-57%--25%-50%-67%-30%-43%
Public Order--73%--30%+17%-22%-28%-57%+122%-42%
Shoplifting+25%-75%-36%-69%-29%-36%-75%-81%-22%-79%
Theft From the Person--------50%--
Vehicle Crime-50%+100%+100%-80%-80%+33%-33%-80%--50%
Violence and Sexual Offences+6%+12%-9%+32%+16%-27%-12%-15%+26%-25%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Llantrisant

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

Last updated: 31 Dec 2021