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46 reported crimes in North Mymms in June

11 incidents of ‘violence and sexual offences’ reported

Herts police, image courtesy of Hertfordshire Constabulary

The crime figures for North Mymms for June 2019 reveal that 46 incidents were reported during the month with 14 in and around Brookmans Park, four more than the previous month, and 24 in the Welham Green area, double the May total. The crime figures for the previous month recorded 38 reported incidents locally.

The most commons crime in North Mymms in June was ‘violence and sexual offences’ with 11 incidents being investigated, including eight in Welham Green, two in Brookmans Park, and one in Little Heath.

According to Hertfordshire police, the category ‘violence and sexual offences’ includes “offences against the person such as common assaults, grievous bodily harm and sexual offences”.

The figures taken from the Hertfordshire Constabulary database for the Welwyn Hatfield south area show a total of 297 reported crimes compared with 320 the previous month. The incidents in North Mymms are as follows:

Bell Bar = 3
  • Anti-social behaviour = 2
  • Other theft =1
Brookmans Park = 14
  • Anti-social behaviour = 5
  • Vehicle crime = 3
  • Violence and sexual offences = 2
  • Other theft = 2
  • Public order = 1
  • Criminal damage and arson = 1
Little Heath = 3
  • Anti-social behaviour = 1
  • Vehicle crime = 1
  • Violence and sexual offences = 1
Swanley Bar = 3
  • Theft from person = 1
  • Vehicle crime = 1
Welham Green = 24
  • Violence and sexual offences = 8
  • Vehicle crime = 6
  • Anti-social behaviour = 2
  • Criminal damage and arson = 2
  • Public order = 2
  • Burglary = 1
  • Drugs = 1
  • Other crime = 1
  • Shoplifting = 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.
  • Shoplifting: Includes theft from shops or stalls.
  • 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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North Mymms News started compiling the locally reported crimes in April 2019. Below is a list of the articles created using information from the police database for the Welwyn Hatfield South area of Hertfordshire.

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