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38 reported crimes in North Mymms in May

10 incidents of ‘anti-social behaviour’ reported

Herts police, image courtesy of Hertfordshire Constabulary

The crime figures for North Mymms for May 2019 reveal that 38 incidents were reported during the month with 10 in and around Brookmans Park and 12 in the Welham Green area. The crime figures for the previous month recorded 45 incidents locally.

The most commons crime in May was ‘anti-social behaviour’ with 10 incidents being investigated, including six in Welham Green, two in Bell Bar, one in Brookmans Park, and one in Colney Heath.

According to Hertfordshire police, the category ‘anti-social behaviour’ includes “personal, environmental and nuisance anti-social behaviour.”.

The figures taken from the Hertfordshire Constabulary database for the Welwyn Hatfield south area show a total of 320 reported crimes compared with 242 the previous month. The incidents in North Mymms are as follows:

Bell Bar = 8

  • Other theft = 6
  • Anti-social behaviour = 2

Brookmans Park = 10

  • Burglary = 4
  • Violence and sexual offences = 2
  • Vehicle crime = 3
  • Anti-social behaviour = 1

Colney Heath = 5

  • Criminal damage and arson = 2
  • Burglary = 1
  • Other theft = 1
  • Anti-social behaviour = 1

Little Heath = 3

  • Public order = 1
  • Vehicle crime = 1
  • Criminal damage and arson = 1

Welham Green = 12

  • Anti-social behaviour = 6
  • Criminal damage and arson = 3
  • Violence and sexual offences = 2
  • Burglary = 1

Hertfordshire Constabulary crime categories

  • Anti-social behaviour: Includes personal, environmental and nuisance anti-social behaviour.
  • Burglary: Includes offences where a person enters a house or other building with the intention of stealing.
  • Criminal damage and arson: Includes damage to buildings and vehicles and deliberate damage by fire.
  • Drugs: Includes offences related to possession, supply and production. 
  • Other crime: Includes forgery, perjury and other miscellaneous crime. 
  • Other theft: Includes theft by an employee, blackmail and making off without payment.
  • Public order: Includes offences which cause fear, alarm or distress. 
  • Robbery: Includes offences where a person uses force or threat of force to steal.
  • Theft from the person: Includes crimes that involve theft directly from the victim (including handbag, wallet, cash, mobile phones) but without the use or threat of physical force.
  • Vehicle crime: Includes theft from or of a vehicle or interference with a vehicle. 
  • Violence and sexual offences: Includes offences against the person such as common assaults, Grievous Bodily Harm and sexual offences.

The force has a page where crimes can be reported online.

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