Police data has identified the areas across Cambridgeshire which see the most violent and sexual offences.
Maps on the police.uk website use data from November 2021 to show where offences have taken place. Specific locations have been anonymised, but the maps show the areas and streets where certain crimes have been more frequent.
The maps are produced using data submitted by the local police forces, but not all crimes that have occurred can be shown on the map.
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107 incidents of violence and sexual offences occurred in the area policed by Cambridgeshire Constabulary during November which could not be mapped to location and are not included on any of the maps.
However, below we use the maps to break down the areas across Cambridgeshire towns and cities which experienced the highest volume of these offences.
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There were 94 violent and sexual offences reported in Cambridge City Centre in November 2021.
The majority of these were reported around St Andrew’s Street and Downing Place, in the vicinity of a number of bars in the city centre, such as Revolution and The Regal.
416 crimes were reported in northern Cambridge across November, with 124 of these being violent or sexual offences.
11 of these offences were reported around St Kilda Avenue, while the map shows nine offences in the vicinity of The Grove Primary School and seven near Buchan House Care Home, west of Northfield Avenue.
207 of the 670 crimes reported in south Cambridge during November were violent or sexual offences.
11 of these were reported in the vicinity of Clifton Way, while five were reported around Rustat Avenue.
810 violent and sexual offences were reported across Peterborough in November 2021 – making up 37 per cent of the total crimes reported during the month.
Many of these violent and sexual crimes took place in the city centre. 15 were reported near bars in the vicinity of Broadway and Northminster, while eight were reported near the Tesco Express on Broadway.
Of the 128 crimes reported in the cathedral city of Ely in November, 31 were violent or sexual offences.
Four of these were reported around High Street, with two in the vicinity of St Mary’s Street Car Park.
Huntingdon and Yaxley
The policing area of Huntingdon and Yaxley saw 477 crimes across November, with 163 being violent or sexual offences.
A significant number of these took place in Huntingdon and its town centre, in particular clusters around Priory Road Cemetery, Sainsbury’s and Princes Street.
100 violent and sexual offences were reported in St Neots in November – a high proportion of the 248 total crimes.
The violent and sexual offences were most frequently reported around Market Square, with six showing on the map.
Three were reported in the vicinity of Waitrose and three were reported on Cambridge Gardens.
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