Police have revealed a shocking surge in thefts of mobile phones in London.
Ten thousand were stolen in December alone - that's more 300 every day.
Scotland Yard released the figures as it launched a new advertising campaign warning Londoners about the risks of becoming a victim.
Rags Martel reports.
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