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Crime and Safety in Pont-y-clun

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Pont-y-clun is the safest small towns in Mid Glamorgan, and is the safest overall out of Mid Glamorgan's 68 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Pont-y-clun in 2021 was 21 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Mid Glamorgan's overall crime rate, coming in 233% lower than the Mid Glamorgan rate of 71 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Pont-y-clun is the 83rd safest small town, and the 2,769th safest location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In June 2016, Pont-y-clun had the worst crime rate in Mid Glamorgan for burglary, with 22 crimes reported and a crime rate of 2.5 per 1,000 inhabitants.

The most common crimes in Pont-y-clun are violence and sexual offences, with 88 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 10. This is 11% lower than 2020's figure of 98 offences and a difference of 1.14 from 2020's crime rate of 11. Pont-y-clun's least common crime is other crime, with 1 offence recorded in 2021, a decrease of 200% from 2020's figure of 3 crimes.

Pont-y-clun 2022 Crime Scorecard

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Small Towns, Mid Glamorgan

251% lower, regional crime rate

Wales

258% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Pont-y-clun is 251% lower than Wales and 258% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Pont-y-clun Crime Rate Over Time

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Pont-y-clun Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Pont-y-clun 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 Pont-y-clun

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202121187
202023203
201922191
201826224
201725222
201630264

Crime in Pont-y-clun Compared To Mid Glamorgan

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Summary of Crimes in Pont-y-clun This Year

 Pont-y-clunMid Glamorgan 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour809.1411,81726.34 188% safer
Burglary80.911,1992.67 193% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson192.173,3827.54 247% safer
Drugs91.031,3342.97 188% safer
Other Crime10.118381.87 1600% safer
Other Theft151.712,0374.54 165% safer
Possession of Weapons20.231700.38 65% safer
Public Order323.665,05311.26 208% safer
Shoplifting30.341,6383.65 974% safer
Vehicle Crime101.141,0772.40 111% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences8810.0614,93633.29 231% safer

Pont-y-clun Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Pont-y-clun18721.37-
Laleston41030.7931% more dangerous
Pencoed33535.3940% more dangerous
Llanharan33139.4546% more dangerous
Brackla57147.3255% more dangerous
Llantwit Fardre77749.7557% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Pont-y-clun

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Recent Crimes in Pont-y-clun

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Other theftOn or near Ivor ParkInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Petrol StationInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Cil-HendyInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Pedestrian SubwayInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Castan RoadInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near School StreetUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Cil-HendyUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Station TerraceUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Vehicle crimeOn or near Park LaneInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Other theftOn or near Sovereign GardensInvestigation complete; no suspect identified
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Petrol StationUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Edwardian WayUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Pant Y DderwenLocal resolution
March 2022Public orderOn or near Cil-HendyUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Ffordd Cefn-Yr-HendyUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Dol-Y-LlanUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Mill RaceUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Heol-Y-CoedUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Park LaneUnable to prosecute suspect
February 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Cil-HendyInvestigation complete; no suspect identified

Pont-y-clun Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour4.35149 Getting worse
Burglary4.11.41.70.91 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson1.42.13.22.2 Safer
Drugs0.690.910.341.0 Getting worse
Other Crime0.800.340.340.11 Safer
Other Theft52.72.61.7 Safer
Possession of Weapons-0.230.110.23No change
Public Order2.41.62.53.7 Getting worse
Shoplifting1.61.60.340.34 Safer
Vehicle Crime2.41.10.691.1 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences7101110 Getting worse

Changes In Pont-y-clun's Crime Rates Over Time

Comparing Pont-y-clun to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Pont-y-clun21.37-
Barnet67.0868% more dangerous
Croydon82.4874% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0576% more dangerous
Bristol90.5276% more dangerous
Coventry102.2479% more dangerous
Leicester111.5981% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0683% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6484% more dangerous
Bradford132.2884% more dangerous
Leeds150.9486% more dangerous

Crime in Pont-y-clun's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Pont-y-clun & Llanharry30726First

Crime in Pont-y-clun During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Pont-y-clun change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in November, when Pont-y-clun saw a 400% increase in anti-social behaviour. Pont-y-clun saw a large fall in violence and sexual offences during December, when it fell by 64% compared to December in 2019.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour+200%+238%+167%+225%+260%+300%+200%-+400%+33%
Burglary----------50%
Criminal Damage and Arson+200%+200%-+100%+67%+200%--50%-33%-
Drugs-----50%-----
Other Theft-33%+100%--+33%+200%-+100%-50%+200%
Public Order+200%+100%-----25%--33%+100%
Vehicle Crime----------
Violence and Sexual Offences+17%+50%+200%+133%+150%-33%+13%-+22%-64%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Pont-y-clun

What police force serves Pont-y-clun?
Pont-y-clun's local territorial police force is the South Wales Police.

How dangerous is Pont-y-clun?
Pont-y-clun is the safest small town in Mid Glamorgan.

What is Pont-y-clun's most common crime?
The most common crimes in Pont-y-clun are violence and sexual offences.

What is the least common crime in Pont-y-clun?
Pont-y-clun's least common crime is other crime.

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