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Crime and Safety in Street

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Street is among the top 10 safest small towns in Somerset, and is the 67th most dangerous overall out of Somerset's 414 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Street in 2021 was 50 crimes per 1,000 people. This compares favourably to Somerset's overall crime rate, coming in 22% lower than the Somerset rate of 60 per 1,000 residents. For England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a whole, Street is the 332nd safest small town, and the 3,304th most dangerous location out of all towns, cities, and villages.

In September 2021, Street was the worst small town in Somerset for bicycle theft, with 4 crimes reported and a crime rate of 0.31 per 1,000 inhabitants. December 2021 was also a bad month for Street residents, when it was Somerset's most dangerous small town for other crime, recording 2 crimes at a rate of 0.16 per 1,000 residents. Street recorded 8 reports of shoplifting during December 2021, making its crime rate of 0.63 the worst small town for shoplifting in Somerset that month.

The most common crimes in Street are violence and sexual offences, with 274 offences during 2021, giving a crime rate of 22. This is 1.1% higher than 2020's figure of 271 offences and a difference of 0.23 from 2020's crime rate of 21. Street's least common crime is robbery, with 3 offences recorded in 2021, a decrease of 33% from 2020's figure of 4 crimes.

Street 2022 Crime Scorecard

Top 10 Safest

Small Towns, Somerset

18% lower, regional crime rate

South West

54% lower, national crime rate

England, Wales & NI

Local Crime in Context

As of 2022, the crime rate in Street is 18% lower than the South West and 54% lower than the England, Wales & Northern Ireland overall figure.

Street Crime Rate Over Time

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Street Crime Map

Incidents mapped in Street 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 Street

YearCrime Rate per
1,000 people
Total Crimes
202150631
202048616
201956708
201848604
201752666
201649628

Crime in Street Compared To Somerset

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Summary of Crimes in Street This Year

 StreetSomerset 
CrimeCountRateCountRateRate Difference
Anti-Social Behaviour15011.8014,28614.72 25% safer
Bicycle Theft201.576530.67 57% more dangerous
Burglary201.572,5982.68 71% safer
Criminal Damage and Arson574.486,5956.80 52% safer
Drugs90.711,0651.10 55% safer
Other Crime181.421,0441.08 24% more dangerous
Other Theft544.254,1504.28 0.71% safer
Possession of Weapons50.393850.40 2.6% safer
Public Order1028.028,9899.26 15% safer
Robbery30.244080.42 75% safer
Shoplifting564.413,1043.20 27% more dangerous
Theft From the Person40.312720.28 10% more dangerous
Vehicle Crime90.712,7142.80 294% safer
Violence and Sexual Offences27421.5526,60027.41 27% safer

Street Compared to Nearby Small Towns)

Small TownTotal CrimesCrime RateRate Difference
Midsomer Norton45738.2930% safer
Yatton30339.7325% safer
Brympton30639.8525% safer
Clevedon89741.8319% safer
North Petherton44046.766% safer
Street63149.64-
Shepton Mallet55150.972.6% more dangerous
Wellington86054.409% more dangerous
Wells63656.5612% more dangerous
Minehead76563.2922% more dangerous
Keynsham1,26068.6228% more dangerous

Crime Over Time in Street

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Recent Crimes in Street

DateCrime TypeLocationOutcome
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Glaston RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Merriman GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Possession of weaponsOn or near Pine CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Blagrove CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Glaston RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Petrol StationUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bullmead ParadeUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Criminal damage and arsonOn or near Kingston CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near The Whithy'SUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Public orderOn or near Gould CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bullmead CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022ShopliftingOn or near Petrol StationUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Deerswood GardensUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Gould CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Church RoadUnable to prosecute suspect
April 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bullmead CloseUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Public orderOn or near Shopping AreaFurther investigation is not in the public interest
March 2022DrugsOn or near Parking AreaLocal resolution
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Bullmead ParadeUnable to prosecute suspect
March 2022Violence and sexual offencesOn or near Parking AreaFurther investigation is not in the public interest

Street Crime Trends

 Crime Rate Per 1,000 Residents 
Crime2018201920202021Trend
Anti-Social Behaviour14151412 Safer
Bicycle Theft0.870.311.11.6 Getting worse
Burglary2.22.42.21.6 Safer
Criminal Damage and Arson6864.5 Safer
Drugs0.390.790.870.71 Getting worse
Other Crime0.630.871.01.4 Getting worse
Other Theft4.44.73.04.2 Safer
Possession of Weapons0.160.310.310.39 Getting worse
Public Order5888 Getting worse
Robbery (inc. mugging)0.080.240.310.24 Getting worse
Shoplifting753.44.4 Safer
Theft From the Person (inc. pickpocketing)0.240.55-0.31 Getting worse
Vehicle Crime1.91.61.30.71 Safer
Violence and Sexual Offences18222122 Getting worse

Changes In Street's Crime Rates Over Time

Offences in Street's Green Spaces

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

NameASBDrugsPublic OrderRobberyVSOAll OthersCrimes per Hectare
Wood's Batch Recreation Ground4-1-112.4

Comparing Street to the UK's Major Cities

Small TownCrime RateRate Difference
Street49.64-
Barnet67.0826% more dangerous
Croydon82.4840% more dangerous
Sheffield90.0545% more dangerous
Bristol90.5245% more dangerous
Coventry102.2451% more dangerous
Leicester111.5956% more dangerous
Liverpool123.0660% more dangerous
Birmingham129.6462% more dangerous
Bradford132.2862% more dangerous
Leeds150.9467% more dangerous

Crime in Street's Neighbourhoods

NeighbourhoodCrime CountCrime RateDanger Rank
Street Village55667First

Crime in Street During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Looking at the months the UK was in lockdown in 2020 due to Covid-19, how did crime rates in Street change compared to the same month in 2019? The biggest increase in lockdown crime came in December, when Street saw a 333% increase in anti-social behaviour. Street saw a large fall in criminal damage and arson during April, when it fell by 90% compared to April in 2019. Criminal Damage and Arson saw a fall in every month of Street's lockdown.

CrimeMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Anti-Social Behaviour-20%-46%-57%+10%-27%+37%+45%+40%-71%+333%
Burglary+100%---+100%+50%-67%-83%+100%-
Criminal Damage and Arson-65%-90%-25%-13%-27%-36%+100%-33%-29%-20%
Drugs-50%-+50%-------
Other Crime--+300%------50%-
Other Theft-78%-75%+20%--75%--20%--50%+50%
Possession of Weapons----------
Public Order-20%-65%-60%-10%+18%+122%-38%+150%-40%+20%
Shoplifting-33%--50%-67%+150%---29%-82%-
Vehicle Crime---25%--+100%----
Violence and Sexual Offences-17%+9%-13%-27%+4%+3%+43%+31%-36%-20%

Frequently Asked Questions About Crime in Street

What police force serves Street?
Street's local territorial police force is the Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

How dangerous is Street?
Street is among the top 10 safest small towns in Somerset.

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

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

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