Saturday, June 15, 2019
LATEST BRIGG CRIME FIGURES REVEALED
Brigg saw a rise in crime, latest police figures show.
Statistics made public through www.police.uk reveal there were 59 crimes recorded in Brigg during April 2019 - four more than in March.
So that averages out at very nearly two reported crimes a day.
APRIL 2019 CRIMES IN BRIGG BY POLICE CATEGORY
Anti-social behaviour 8
Bicycle theft 0
Criminal damage and arson 10
Other crime 2
Other theft 4
Possession of weapons 0
Public order 3
Theft from the person 0
Vehicle crime 1
Violence and sexual offences 17
The police measure crime within a one-mile radius of the Market Place, and two of these incidents happened beyond the town boundary on Waters Edge (Broughton).
As usual, Brigg town centre saw most crimes during the month, with 17, and there were seven others on the Springbank housing estate.
By way of comparison with the 59 crimes during April 2019, the same month in 2018 saw 47 and there were 61 crimes recorded during April 2017.