Sunderland's latest city centre crime hotspots are revealed

Sunderland’s latest city centre crime hotspots have been revealed.

Monday, 23rd March 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Monday, 23rd March 2020, 9:32 pm
These streets are among the crime hotspots in Sunderland for January 2020.

The figures have been released by the Home Office on its www.police.uk website and cover the January 2020 period. Statistics for December 2019 are available here.

Forty-eight incidents included 13 violence and sexual offences (classed together) and 12 shoplifting cases.
Nineteen reports included 10 shoplifting incidents and four violence and sexual offences (classed together).

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Seventeen incidents included five public order offences and four anti-social behaviour cases.
Sixteen incidents included six public order offences and two thefts.
Thirteen incidents included five violence and sexual offences (classed together) and three anti-social behaviour cases.
Thirteen incidents included four violence and sexual offences (classed together) and two thefts.
Thirteen incidents included eight shoplifting cases.
Twelve incidents included six anti-social behaviour cases and two criminal damage and arson (classed together) reports.
Ten incidents included three anti-social behaviour cases and two violence and sexual offences (classed together).
Ten incidents including six anti-social behaviour cases and two violence and sexual offences (classed together).
Ten incidents included five anti-social behaviour incidents and two public order cases.
Nine incidents included four anti-social behaviour cases and two public order complaints.
The number of crimes reported to Northumbria Police's Sunderland Central neighbourhood in January 2020 was 640. In January 2019 it was 644.
Incidents are said to have taken place "on or near" addresses and include investigations which are ongoing, completed or discontinued.
Ring 999 in emergencies or 101 for non-emergencies. An emergency is classed as: "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."