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Don’t lose it all for football

Don’t lose it all for football

Lost It Gen A4 WC18 - Low Res It’s the World Cup and most of us will enjoy a feast of football over the coming weeks. But the Police have warned that there could be an increase in domestic abuse during the tournament, triggered by drinking sessions and heightened emotions.

During previous tournaments, the Police saw domestic abuse increase and received a worryingly high number of 110 calls relating to domestic abuse incidents per England game.

If you are a victim of domestic abuse, or know someone who is, you can contact the Police 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the non-emergency number 101.

If you are in immediate danger or there is a crime in progress always call 999.
If you are deaf or hard of hearing in a non-emergency use mobile text phone: 07786 200 200 or Typetalk 18001 101.

You can chat online to the Police using '101 Live Chat'.

You can also call or email your local Police Safeguarding Unit to discuss any concerns or questions with specialist staff.

Men or women who want to change their abusive behaviour can contact Respect: 0808 802 4040.

Don’t lose it all for football

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