New figures reveal where most crime is committed in Sunderland

The latest crime statistics for the Sunderland area have been released.

By Gavin Ledwith, Digital Specialist
Thursday, 16 May, 2019, 13:30
A panoramic view of Sunderland City Centre

They are collated from official figures released by the Home Office on its www.police.uk website and cover March this year. Figures for the city centre are not included and will appear in separate tables soon. February's hotspots can be found here.

Twenty-eight reports included 11 public order offences and eight violence and sexual offences (classed together).
Twenty-one reports included 12 shoplifting cases and five anti-social behaviour investigations.
Seventeen reports included four violence and sexual offences (classed together) and three anti-social behaviour cases.
Fourteen offences included nine shoplifting reports and three violence and sexual offences (classed together).
Fourteen reported offences near the shops included eight shoplifting reports and two anti-social behaviour cases.
Fourteen reported offences included six public order cases and three violence and sexual offences (classed together).
Thirteen reports included five anti-social behaviour cases and four public order offences.
Thirteen reports included six anti-social behaviour cases and four public order offences.

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Eleven reports included four anti-social behaviour cases and three thefts.
Nine reported offences included two drugs cases and two burglaries.
Nine reports included three violence and sexual offences (classed together) and three criminal damage and arson (classed together).
Nine reported offences included four violence and sexual offences (classed together) and four shoplifting cases.
Nine reported incidents included five violence and sexual offences (classed together) and two public order offences.
Sunderland is divided into four neighbourhood for policing purposes. The number of reported crimes across the city in March 2019 was 2,331. This compares to 2,519 reports 12 months earlier.
Offences are said to have taken place "in or near" addresses and include investigations which are ongoing, concluded or discontinued.
Northumbria Police sayd: "Does it feel like the situation could get heated or violent very soon? Is someone in immediate danger? Do you need support right away? If so, please call 999 now."
The force say: "If you are the victim of crime or have witnessed any non-emergency incident occurring within the Northumbria Police area, you can call 101 or alternatively use the online reporting form" at beta.northumbria.police.uk