Bus crime in Croydon

Meeting: 
MQT on 2019-06-20
Session date: 
June 20, 2019
Reference: 
2019/12338
Question By: 
Steve O'Connell
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

For each of the years 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19, how many crimes have been committed on buses in Croydon by crime type?

Answers

Bus crime in Croydon

Bus crime in Croydon

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The below table indicates the number of crimes on buses in the London Borough of Croydon, broken down by year and crime type.  

Croydon

Crime Type

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

Burglary

3

3

1

Criminal Damage

57

28

14

Drugs

3

2

2

Fraud or Forgery

1

0

0

Other Notifiable Offences

6

5

8

Robbery

64

61

57

Sexual Offences

28

28

23

Theft and Handling

175

119

148

Violence Against the Person

274

265

211

Total

611

511

464

*’Violence Against the Person’ is a grouping of a number of offences which include: Serious Wounding, Assault with Injury, Common Assault such as pushing and shoving; harassment and Other Violence. The majority of offences in this category are made up of the last three offences.  

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