don’t touch or remove dead animals or birds (in the case of some protected species, if you take possession of the dead animal you could be committing an offence)
record as many details as you can; date, time, location, details of anyone involved
if possible, take photos or video of the scene
write down any registration numbers of any vehicles involved
don’t put yourself at risk and don’t approach anyone, contact us
If a crime is happening or someone is in danger, call 999. If you have a hearing or speech impairment, use our textphone service 18000 or text us on 999 if you’ve pre-registered with the emergencySMS service.
We’d rather you contacted us and we investigate, than not hear from you.