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.