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66 reported crimes in North Mymms in October

20 incidents of violence and sexual offence

Herts police, image courtesy of Hertfordshire Constabulary

The October 2019 crime figures for North Mymms show that 66 incidents were reported during the month, 17 more than in September.

The most commons crime in North Mymms was ‘violence and sexual offences’, with 20 incidents being investigated, double the number in September, including nine reports in Welham Green, three in Brookmans Park, and six on Shepherds Way near Queenswood.

‘Violence and sexual offences’ have been the most reported crime in five of the past six months, with a total of 91 incidents investigated since May.

In October there were a total of 30 reported crimes in the Welham Green area, and 12 reported crimes in the Brookmans Park area.

The figures, taken from the Hertfordshire Constabulary database for the Welwyn Hatfield south area, show a total of 300 reported crimes compared with 250 the previous month.

The incidents in North Mymms are as follows:

Angerlands = 5
  • Anti-social behaviour = 5
Bell Bar = 2
  • Anti-social behaviour = 2
Brookmans Park = 12
  • Anti-social behaviour = 2
  • Burglary = 2
  • Criminal damage and arson = 3
  • Public order = 1
  • Vehicle crime = 1
  • Violence and sexual offence = 3
Hawkshead = 1
  • Other theft = 1
Little Heath = 5
  • Anti-social behaviour = 1
  • Burglary = 2
  • Public order = 1
  • Violence and sexual offences = 1
Queenswood = 6
  • Violence and sexual offences = 6
Roestock = 1
  • Vehicle crime = 1
Welham Green = 30
  • Anti-social behaviour = 9
  • Burglary = 1
  • Criminal damage and arson = 3
  • Other crime = 1
  • Other theft = 2
  • Public order = 1
  • Vehicle crime = 4
  • Violence and sexual offences = 9
Waterend = 4
  • Burglary = 2
  • Other theft = 1
  • Violence and sexual offences = 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.

Related news

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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