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What to do if you are worried about a child

What to do if you are worried about a child

You must:

Report it to the police

If you think a crime has taken place, contact the police on the non-emergency number.

Telephone: 101

In an emergency

If the child is in immediate danger, contact the police.

Telephone: 999

Other ways of reporting

If the child is not in immediate danger, you can also contact the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

Telephone: 01709 336080

To report historical abuse, please telephone: 101 or 01709 336080

If you have seen signs of exploitation, call the NSPCC Exploitation Helpline.

Telephone: 0808 800 5000