Glasgow tops mobile phone theft league

Mobile phones

Taking your mobile phone out tonight? Well, if your big night is in Glasgow, Belfast or Liverpool, I’d keep a tight hold of your mobile phone.

According to CPP Phonesafe figures, the three cities top the mobile theft league – but it’s not exclusively there – across the UK, one in five people have had their phones taken, with half of those questioned knowing a victim of mobile theft. And the most vulnerable location? That’s the pub, with 22 per cent suffering on a night out. And the worst times of the year are early May and late July.

Does your city make the top 10? Read on after the turn for the full listing.

Top 10 Cities for mobile phone theft

  1. Glasgow
  2. Belfast
  3. Liverpool
  4. Chelmsford
  5. London
  6. Bristol
  7. Manchester
  8. Leeds
  9. Sheffield
  10. Cambridge

    CPP Phonesafe website

Dave Walker
For latest tech stories go to