Keeping safe on the road: reporting crime to the police

Metropolitan Police guidance on reporting crime.

How to report a crime

If the offence is happening now – call 999 for emergency support

If the offence has already occurred and you are not in immediate danger – call 101 to report a crime

For London riders, you can also report online at

If your bike has been stolen, the Police are likely to request the following information when you report a crime

– Make, model and registration number of vehicle

– Was a tracker activated on the vehicle?

– Where it was stolen from? – including the street name and borough

– Are there any distinctive features of the vehicle?

– Can you describe of any suspects and what they wore?

– Do you have any relevant video/CCTV footage?

Remember, in the event of a theft put your safety first and never confront a thief.