One part of Hereford has seen a fall in overall crime being reported to the police, but reports of violence and sexual offences, as well as anti-social behaviour remain high.

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The Hereford City Northside Policing area:

Google Map Data (C) 2022

235 crimes were reported here in April 2022

Crime typeInstances
Violence and sexual offences111
Anti-social behaviour52
Public order20
All other crime52

In comparison, 289 crimes were reported here in April 2021.

Crime typeInstances
Violence and sexual offences112
Anti-social behaviour98
Public order21
All other crime58

Violence against the person

Includes a range of offences from minor offences such as harassment and common assault, to serious offences such as murder, actual bodily harm and grievous bodily harm.

Minor types include:

  • Assault with injury
  • Common assault
  • Harassment
  • Murder (homicide)
  • Offensive weapon
  • Other violence
  • Wounding/GBH

Sexual offences

A broad category of sexual offences, including Indecent Assault and Unlawful (under age) Sexual Intercourse.

Other types include:

  • Sexual assault
  • Rape
  • Indecent exposure

Anti-social behaviour is defined as someone acting in a manner that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress to one or more people not living in the same household as the perpetrator. 

There are different ways to report anti-social behaviour based on the nature of the behaviour. 

What to report to your local policing team:

  • if the anti-social behaviour is affecting your quality of life or making you fear for your safety or the safety of others

How to report to your local policing team:

What to report to your landlord:

  • if you and your neighbours are having issues in your property or building and are tenants of a social landlord [the council or a housing association] you can report the issue to your landlord

What to report to the council: