Latest figures shows crime is down in and around Brigg

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The latest figures for the Brigg and Wolds Neighbourhood Police area just released show crime levels were below average.

A total of 31 crimes were recorded in the Brigg and Wolds Ward in April, of which 21 were in Brigg town itself.

The average monthly total is around 43.

There were 12 incidences of theft, including two of ‘making off without paying’; four burglaries; four offences involving criminal damage, all in Brigg, and five incidents where there was assault.

Two incidents at the same address were recorded as arson.

Crimes recorded in Brigg during the month included incidents of wounding with intent to do GBH, assault causing actual bodily harm, theft by an employee, the theft of a pedal cycle and theft from a motor vehicle.

In nearby Wrawby, there were no crimes in April.

Police responded on nine other occasions to incidents including a loose horse and a pedal cyclist on the motorway.

A cyclist was in collision with a car, and two domestic incidents were addressed.

Two suspicious circumstances were reported, and a complaint was received of loud music coming from a car.

A case of inconsiderate driving was also reported.

The greater proportion of the work of Neighbourhood Police Teams relates to public and individual needs and concerns not directly crime-related.

In April, 172 such concerns were responded to by the Brigg and Wolds team.

To contact the Neighbourhood Police Team ring 101 or call in at the front desk of Brigg Police Station in Barnard Avenue Mondays to Saturdays 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm.