If someone you know in London has gone missing or you’ve seen, or have information about, a missing person please get in touch. Find out below how to reach out to the Met and other organisations for help and support.

Are they in immediate danger?

If the missing person is in immediate danger, such as if they are a young child or vulnerable to harm, call 999 now.

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I want to report a missing person in immediate danger.

Thank you. In this case, please call 999 now.

Please have the following information available if possible:

  • Date and time the person was last seen and by whom
  • What they were wearing when they were last seen
  • Their description, such as height, colouring, marks or scars
  • Their address
  • Any family, friends, or places they often go
  • Do they have access to a car? If yes, please have the registration number if possible
  • Other means of transport (do they have an Oyster card?)
  • Any measures or enquiries that have been made to ascertain the person's whereabouts
  • Do they have any vulnerabilities, such as medical needs, a disability?
  • Why you consider them to be in immediate danger

Even if you’re not sure, we would rather hear from you and make the decision ourselves.