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Met launch anti-theft campaign

The Met have launched a new street robbery campaign in an attempt to combat the peak in thefts they see each January. In particular the latest campaign will focus on mobile phone thef

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Met Police warn over rise in phone thefts

According to figures released by the Metroplitan Poilce a total of 9,751 mobiles were stolen in thefts or robberies last month - a 64 per cent rise on the number stolen in London in December three years ago. That is a staggering 300 a day. For tips on how to keep your phone safe:click here.

A poster released by the Met Police as part of their anti-theft campaign. Credit: Metropolitan Police

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