Police say a street in Monmouth is one of the worse for reports of crime

Friday 3rd September 2021 1:26 pm

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A STREET in Monmouth is one of the worst in the county for reports of crime, police have revealed.

According to Data.Police.UK, the area in and around Cinderhill Street just over the River Monnow from the town centre was one of the worst three in Monmouthshire in July, alongside Heol Glaslyn in Caldicot and Rother Avenue in Abergavenny.

There were no less than eight reports of crime in Cinderhill Street, with five of them classed as violence or sexual offences.

The other three incidents were reported as anti-social behaviour, public disorder and vehicle crime.

Police recorded 10 incidents in the Heol Glaslyn area in Caldicot, the most number of crime reports for one location in the county.

Seven of the crimes were reported as incidents of violence or sexual offences, while there were three other crimes, including a public order offence.

Eight crimes were investigated in the Rother Avenue area in Abergavenny, three that involved alleged violence and/or sexual offences, while police also dealt with three anti-social incidents and two public order offences.

In total, the county saw 540 incidents investigated in Monmouthshire in July, with 5,209 reported acroos the Gwent force area.

More than 1,800 incidents were classified as ’violence and sexual offences’, with 1,348 reports of anti-social behaviour.


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