UK emergency numbers

SystemSystem Posts: 8,573 Community Managers
edited July 10 in Articles

imageUK emergency numbers

Been mugged or had your home broken into? Should you call 999? The Mix talks you through when to call the emergency services.

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  • darusdarus Posts: 1 Noob
    How to contact police in UK directly from abroad couse I got online monitoring and when I see for example burglary in to my property while I am on holiday?
  • davcr0ckdavcr0ck South Oxfordshire (homophobic Oxfordshire) Posts: 429 Rampant Poster
    Ohhh I thought it was 112 for emergency services, well I'm dumb
    Love is love and everyone is accepting and can share their issues with no judge from me and I try to help 
  • MaisyMaisy CymruPosts: 199 The Mix convert

    Hi @darus

     

    The article states that “Call 112 if you’re not in the UK and you’ll be put through to the appropriate emergency service in exactly the same way as if you had called 999. Available everywhere in the EU, as well as certain countries outside the EU, such as Switzerland and South Africa, 112 is a standardised number that’s worth remembering if you’re travelling abroad.”

     

    It’s uncertain whether calling 112 abroad will allow the police to pass the message on to UK police. However, you might want to check out this https://www.police.uk/contact/#alternative-numbers as it may be possible to report certain crimes online.

     

    Take care!


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