If you are ever feeling unsafe or are concerned about nuisance behaviour (behaviour that causes or is likely to cause alarm or distress to one or more people in the surrounding community), you can contact our City Safe Operations team on 0800 723 324.
If people become abusive or threatening towards you, call the Police on 111.
City Safe advises the following when it comes to your safety and how best to respond:
- City Safe strongly recommends that you never give money to beggars
- Always stay calm
- Use a low, calm voice
- Avoid subjects that trigger their anger
- Say no if asked for money
- Wish them well
- Walk on
- Ring City Safe Operations on 0800 723 324