The 11 top crime hotspots in Horsham

There were 270 crimes reported in Horsham town and Roffey during June. according to the police website www.police.uk.

We have looked at the June figures (the latest available) and pinpointed those parts of the town where the most incidents took place.

The top 11 crime hotspots are:

In area of North Parade, Horsham - 12 incidents

In area of Oak Tree Way, Roffey - 7 incidents

In area of Sainsbury’s, Horsham - 7 incidents

In area of Albion Way, Horsham - 7 incidents

In area of Lancing Court, Roffey - 7 incidents

In area of Piries Place car park - 6 incidents

In area of South Street, Horsham - 6 incidents

In area of Pavilions in the Park - 6 incidents

In area of Swan Walk, Horsham - 6 incidents

In area of Windrum Close, Horsham - 5 incidents

In area of Horsham Library - 5 incidents

The types of crime covered include:

Anti-social behaviour - Includes personal, environmental and nuisance anti-social behaviour

Bicycle theft - Includes the taking without consent or theft of a pedal cycle

Other crime - Includes forgery, perjury and other miscellaneous crime

Other theft - Includes theft by an employee, blackmail and making off without payment

Possession of weapons - Includes possession of a weapon, such as a firearm or knife

Public order - Includes offences which cause fear, alarm or distress

Shoplifting - Includes theft from shops or stalls

Violence and sexual offences - Includes offences against the person such as common assaults, grievous bodily harm and sexual offences

The police and crime commissioner is responsible for the performance of your police force and they are required to publish information so they can be held to account.

You can use the information they provide as well as the tools on www.police.uk to see how the police where you live are performing and how they compare to similar forces or areas.

The police says that if you have questions about police performance or what they are doing about a particular crime or issue in your area, ask them.

You can get in touch with your Neighbourhood Policing Team, attend a local ‘beat meeting’, email your police and crime commissioner or get involved through a local action group such as Neighbourhood Watch.

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