Is it an emergency?

If a crime is happening, please call 999 now.

If it isn't an emergency please call 101 or report it online.

Report online


a crime

a road traffic incident

an abandoned vehicle

hate crime


Report anonymously

You can report anonymously to Crimestoppers online or by phone on 0800 555 111.

Before reporting a crime

So that we can deal with your report as quickly as possible, it's important to consider the following information and have it ready to give us:

  • the date and time the crime happened
  • the location, such as address or road name along with the town or city
  • a description of any people involved
  • the details of any witnesses or suspects
  • if you think there's any other evidence such as forensic evidence or mobile phone footage 
  • if there is clear CCTV footage of the offence being committed, please make us aware

Things we can't help you with

To report crimes on a train, a train station or train station car park, contact British Transport Police.

To help us to use our resources wisely, please contact your local council about: 

Find local council details here.

For vehicles on the road with no valid road tax, contact the DVLA.