1 in 6 women and 1 in 12 men have experienced stalking in their lifetime in the UK.
80% of people are stalked by someone they know, most likely by an ex-partner.
You can also be stalked by family members, colleagues, acquaintances and strangers.
It causes victims to fear violence or cause them to feel serious alarm or distress.
If you are concerned you are being stalked:
S – Say no once and stop responding
T – Take notes by keeping a log of evidence
O – Options: Contact the National Stalking Helpline
P – Police: Report it to police as early as possible
Call the National Stalking Helpline on 0808 802 0300 or call police via 101.
In an emergency always dial 999.