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These Leeds areas recorded the highest number of violent and sexual crimes in 2020

Police figures have revealed which Leeds areas are hotspots for violent and sexual crimes.

Sunday, 21st March 2021, 11:45 am

There were 37,208 violent and sexual offences recorded in Leeds in 2020, according to West Yorkshire Police data made available on observatory.leeds.gov.uk. It's down slightly from the previous year, when 38,943 such crimes were recorded. But some areas were particular hotspots for this type of crime. Here we reveal which Leeds areas recorded the most violent and sexual offences from January to December 2020, the latest available figures. All images are for illustrative purposes only and do not represent a specific crime or location.

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