Suffolk's most dangerous neighbourhoods revealed including Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Lowestoft and Stowmarket according to September 2023 police crime figures
Thousands of crimes are reported to police in Suffolk each month, including anti-social behaviour, burglary and violent offences – but where are the worst hotspots for recorded crimes in the county?
Figures collated by SuffolkNews reveal some of the most dangerous areas in the county, based on the number of crimes reported in the latest month which has data available – September.
Below you can search for your street to find out if Suffolk Police have logged any crimes in your neighbourhood, and we also reveal how many crimes have been reported in some of the county's biggest towns.
Within the three policing neighbourhoods in Ipswich - Central, East and West - there was a total of 1,359 crimes reported in the month.
Violence and sexual offences were the most frequent type of crimes reported within the three areas, with a total of 605.
In Lowestoft, 698 crimes were reported in September, the most common of which were violence and sexual offences, with 291 during the month, followed by 109 reports of anti-social behaviour.
Bury St Edmunds recorded the next highest total of crimes, with 510 reported, 201 of which were violence and sexual offences.
In Ipswich Central there were 507 in total, which was made up of 185 violence and sex offences and 74 anti-social behaviour reports, amongst others.
September saw 502 crimes reported in Ipswich West. Home Office data reveals there were 219 violence and sexual offences and 67 reports of criminal damage and arson.
Ipswich East was the next highest area for crime, with a total of 350 crimes recorded in the area, 149 of which were violence and sexual offences.
In Stowmarket, 300 crimes were reported in the month of September - 151 were violence and sex offences and 35 were anti-social behaviour.