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52 reported crimes in North Mymms in November

10 burglaries - double the number in October

Herts police, image courtesy of Hertfordshire Constabulary

The November 2019 crime figures for North Mymms show that 52 incidents were reported during the month, 14 fewer than in October.

The most commons crime during November was burglary, with 10 incidents being investigated in Brookmans Park, Little Heath, and Welham Green. That’s double the number of break-ins compared to the previous month.

Local police recently sent out an alert warning people not to make Christmas easy for thieves.

The figures, taken from the Hertfordshire Constabulary database for the Welwyn Hatfield south area, show a total of 215 reported crimes in November compared with 300 the previous month.

The incidents in North Mymms are as follows:

Bell Bar = 3
  • Anti-social behaviour = 2
  • Other theft = 1
Brookmans Park = 17
  • Anti-social behaviour = 3
  • Burglary = 5
  • Criminal damage and arson = 3
  • Vehicle crime = 6
Little Heath = 4
  • Anti-social behaviour = 1
  • Burglary = 1
  • Other theft = 1
  • Violence and sexual offences = 1
Roestock = 3
  • Anti-social behaviour = 1
  • Vehicle crime = 2
Welham Green = 23
  • Anti-social behaviour = 6
  • Burglary = 4
  • Criminal damage and arson = 4
  • Drugs = 2
  • Other theft = 1
  • Shoplifting = 1
  • Vehicle crime = 2
  • Violence and sexual offences = 3
Waterend = 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.

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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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