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How many reported ‘thefts of motor vehicles’ occurred in the years 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19? (0686.2019-20)

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Request:

I was hoping to obtain the following information from your force:

  • How many reported ‘thefts of motor vehicles’ occurred in the years 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19? Please give data separately for each year

 

  • How many reported ‘thefts from a motor vehicle’ occurred in the years 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19? Please give data separately for each year

 

 

Response:

Extent and Result of Searches to Locate Information

To locate the information relevant to your request searches were conducted within North Yorkshire Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by North Yorkshire Police.

 

Decision

I have today decided to disclose the located information to you.

 

1 and 2. The table below shows the number of crimes recorded in North Yorkshire for theft of a motor vehicle and also thefts from a motor vehicle between 01 April 2014 and 31 March 2019.

NYP crime figures for theft of motor vehicle or theft from motor vehicle

(01.04.2014 – 31.03.2019)

Financial Year 
Offence 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019
Theft From Vehicle 1574 1563 1308 1492 1368
Theft Or Unauthorised Taking Of A Motor Vehicle 413 508 426 494 510
Total 1987 2071 1734 1986 1878

 

Please note that systems used for recording information are not generic, nor are the procedures used locally in capturing the data. It should be noted therefore that this force’s response to your questions should not be used for comparison purposes with any other responses you may receive.

Last modified: November 15, 2019