How many crimes have been recorded in Brigg so far this year? And what's the daily average? We've been doing the maths, having studied the statistics.
The latest crime figures from Humberside Police have been released through www.police.uk and show 49 crimes in a range of categories reported across the town during October 2021.
There were 20 in/near the town centre in October (six involving shoplifting) and eight crimes on the Springbank estate.
In comparison to October's 49 crimes, there were 36 in September, 41 in August, 38 in July, 54 in June, 58 in May, 57 in April, 47 in March, 36 in February and 34 in January 2021.
Brigg Blog tots that up as 450 crimes so far this year, with a monthly average of 45 which represents 1.5 crimes per day recorded by the police.
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