How do I report a lost phone to the police?

You should report it to your local police station as soon as you can by calling 101 or going in person. Your network provider will give you your phone’s identification number (IMEI), which you should pass on to the police. Make a note of the crime reference number – you’ll need it if you want to claim on insurance.

Can you text the police Wales?

Is someone in immediate danger? Do you need support right away? If so, please call 999 now. If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use our textphone service 18000 or text us on 999 if you’ve pre-registered with the emergencySMS service .

Can you call 101 in Wales?

Report crime to North Wales Police by calling 101. However, in an emergency always use 999. If you are located outside of Wales please click here for a full list of UK Police Forces.

How do I report my bike stolen in Cardiff?

If the worst happens:

  1. Report any information on bike crime by calling 101.
  2. If a bike crime is in progress, you should call 999.

Can you still use a phone if its reported stolen?

I’m the one who reported it as stolen! Lost your phone, reported it, then found it again? That’s fine, you can still sell it on. Just call up the same number you used to report it – as well as your network’s customer service – and tell them you’ve found it again and all is well.

How do I complain about the police in Wales?

Complaints about Police & Crime Commissioners in Wales & Police & Crime Panels

  1. North Wales Police –
  2. Email: [email protected]
  3. Post: North Wales Police Headquarters, Glan y Don, Colwyn Bay, Conwy LL29 8AW.
  4. Tel: 01492 805486.

Will the police come if I call 101?

Use the non-emergency number 101 for situations that do not require an immediate police response. This will help keep 999 available for when there is an emergency, e.g. if a crime is taking place, or somebody is in immediate danger – for these types of incidents, always call 999.

How do I notify the police if my bike is stolen?

Whilst it’s possible to report your stolen bike by phone and in some cases online, it can be more beneficial to go into your local police station. Provide as much detail as possible, the more the better, including: Exact details about the theft (where/when/how) Frame number, bike make/type, parts and unique features.

How do I report a missing person to Wales?

If you need to report someone missing, please call your local police on 101 or visit your nearest police station. If there are immediate welfare concerns, call 999.

How can you track a stolen phone?

Remotely find, lock, or erase

  1. Go to and sign in to your Google Account. If you have more than one phone, click the lost phone at the top of the screen.
  2. The lost phone gets a notification.
  3. On the map, you’ll get info about where the phone is.
  4. Pick what you want to do.