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Reporting a Heritage Crime

Contact the police

Call 999 in an emergency, such as when:

  • A crime's in progress
  • Someone suspected of a crime is nearby
  • There's danger to life or property
  • Violence is being used or threatened

Call 101 to report crime and other concerns that don't require an emergency response, such as:

  • When property has been stolen or damaged and the suspect is no longer at the scene
  • If you suspect unlawful metal detecting is happening in your neighbourhood
  • To give the police information about crime or anti-social behaviour in your area

101 is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Crimestoppers

To pass on information about criminal activity and remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting their online information giving page.

You will never have to give a formal statement, talk to police or be a witness in court, and you could receive a reward of up to £1,000 if the information you provide leads to the arrest and charge of at least one person.

Crimestoppers line is also open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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