A piece of information given in a discreet or confidential way: arrests came after a tip-off from a member of the public
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- If you have tip-offs or confidential information about possible terrorist activity, call the police anti-terrorist hotline.
- And police today praised the high quality of information from tip-offs which has led to the surge in arrests.
- Police have urged residents to keep calling them with information after a tip-off led to an arrest.