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Crime Statistics

Norwood Forum will be reporting regularly on crime in West Norwood using data obtained from the Metropolitan Police.  Below are the top three reported crimes in December 2017 for each Ward. For Knights Hill and Thurlow Park burglary and assault without injury were the major reported criminal activity and in Gipsy Hill drugs offences and theft from vehicles topped the list. 



         Gipsy Hill           Knights Hill     Thurlow Park  
 Residential Burglary
                  14                17
 Assault Without Injury
                  12                12
 Miscellaneous Theft
 Theft From A Vehicle

To give some perspective on crime in Norwood here is a crime rate comparison table of crimes per 1000 residents in December 2017:



          Your Area              Borough              London
 Gipsy Hill
                 5                     8                     8
 Knights Hill
                 5                     8                     8
 Thurlow Park
                 7                     8                     8
For further detail and specific advice on crime prevention view https://www.met.police.uk/your-area/

If you have been a victim of a crime and have been affected and are finding it difficult to cope, you can talk to Victim Support.  As an independent charity they are there to help, regardless of when the crime happened and whether or not it has been reported to the police.  The support line is 08 08 16 89 111 or contact can be made through the website www.victimsupport.org.uk.