Audlem crime calls to police double in July

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Police were alerted to a total of 16 alleged crimes in Audlem during July, double the number for June.

Crimes reported to police within a one-mile radius of Audlem village centre included nine of anti-social behaviour, three of criminal damage, two burglaries and one each of violence and vehicle crime.

Three reports of anti-social behaviour and one of criminal damage were near Kingbur Place while Aldelyme Court reported two cases of anti-social behaviour and one of criminal damage.

Another report of anti-social behaviour was investigated on or near Broadways and one was reported on Bagley Lane.

A suspected burglary was reported near Salford and another at Hilary Drive. Cases of anti-social, criminal damage and vehicle crime were also reported on or near Witton Close.

Anti-social behaviour has made up nearly half (45%) of reported crimes in Audlem between May and July this year with a total of 17 cases in the three month period.

Next highest was five reports of burglary (13.5%), followed by four of criminal damage and arson (10.8%) with the same number for vehicle crime and offences of violence. There was a single report of theft(2.7%).

The great majority of reported crime (15) required no further action by police while one suspect was charged and four are still under investigation.

Details of the July crime figures for Audlem can be found by clicking here.

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