New Year's Eve criminal offences

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-01-18
Session date: 
January 18, 2017
Reference: 
2017/0137
Question By: 
Steve O'Connell
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many criminal offences linked to the 2016 New Year's Eve celebrations in central London were recorded by the Metropolitan Police Service, broken down by offence?

Answer

Answer for New Year's Eve criminal offences

Answer for New Year's Eve criminal offences

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The below information provided by the MPS shows the number of these offences flagged by officers as being related to New Years Eve, by classification as having occurred between 6 p.m. on 31 December 2016 and 6 a.m. on 01 January 2017.

This is a reduction of 82 offences compared to the previous year. In 2013 the MPS recorded 212 offences related to the New Year's Eve celebrations

Offence Classification

2016 Total

2015 Total

% of 2016 Total

% Change from 2015

Theft Person

9

32

19%

-72%

Other Theft

8

21

17%

-62%

Public Order

6

0

13%

Assault with Injury

5

10

10%

-50%

Serious Wounding

5

17

10%

-71%

Sexual Assault on a Female

4

2

9%

100%

Criminal Damage

2

3

4%

-33%

Robbery of Personal Property

2

13

4%

-85%

Affray

1

1

2%

0%

Assault Police

1

2

2%

-50%

False Documents

1

0

2%

Possession of Drugs

1

7

2%

-86%

Shoplifting

1

0

2%

Theft from MV

1

2

2%

-50%

Theft of MV

1

0

2%

Grand Total

48

130

100%

-63%