Safety advice in the Pimlico area

There have been some reports of robberies taking place around transport hubs in the south of Westminster. Recently these have taken place after dark, around Pimlico tube station and in the Vauxhall Bridge Road area. The Police are aware and are investigating. While arrests have been made in relation to these crimes, it is important to remain vigilant.

If you’re travelling on your own and especially at night, here is some basic crime prevention advice to help you keep safe:

• Plan your journey in advance and travel with a friend where possible
• Be aware of your surroundings
• Keep valuables out of sight
• Try not to use your mobile phone in public if possible, as these are a target for thieves.

If you have a non-emergency query, contact the Police on 101. In an emergency, always dial 999.

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