Two burglars break into a house but get more than they bargain for. A man steals a computer tablet but gets rumbled by a pawnbroker, and a robber suffers a wardrobe malfunction.
A series of robberies in Bradford spread fear through the city. Meanwhile, a shopkeeper fights back when an armed gunman enters his store.
How a pair of fake registration plates on a getaway car helped a detective to solve a series of robberies. Plus, footage of a supermarket cashier standing up to armed robbers.
Dominic Littlewood reveals how the police and the public are using CCTV evidence and technology to catch criminals in the act. Here, a shop owner, recently burgled, is convinced she knows the thief's identity - but now she has to prove it. Plus, RSPCA investigators are called upon to assist when pet rabbits are seen being thrown into a hedge.
Today, two shop owners are subjected to a torrent of racist abuse by drunken men, and a pub landlord’s son rushes into the premises when the burglar alarm goes off – without realising that the intruder is still on the premises.
Today, a student is walking to work when he sees a thief trying to escape with his spoils. The student steps in - quite literally. And a crook makes a laughable attempt to cram a huge flat-screen telly into a small car.
When money mysteriously goes missing from a performing arts school, staff and pupils start to suspect each other. And a TV journalist investigates a crime story very close to home when he suspects a carer is stealing from his own mother.
Today, a thief follows an elderly man into his house and steals his wallet, but a pair of local garage mechanics save the day. And a blind man can’t see an intruder sneaking over his garden wall, but the CCTV cameras can.
Today, a burglar raids a jewellers, but finds he’s taken on a whole posse of local crime-busting shopkeepers. And a thief smashes his way into a café and steals the staff’s tips jar, but a rather distinctive pair of trousers means his number’s up.
A blind busker is robbed of his day's takings, a hotel receptionist puts an armed robber in his place, and a helpful neighbour gives police a live commentary on a break-in.
A medical student turns detective to track down the driver who has left him for dead in a hit and run. Also a sweet-toothed burglar is tempted by a slab of fudge. And a wildlife camera catches some unusual nocturnal activity – burglars!
A window cleaner is in the frame when money goes missing from an elderly woman with dementia. Also, a bleary eyed burglar falls asleep at the scene of his crime, and a pub landlord catches a rogue traffic warden pocketing his valid parking ticket.
A taxi driver is held at knifepoint and an elderly woman is carjacked by the same man, but a tenacious detective is on his trail. And a young man supporting the hospice where his mum spent her last days is horrified when a thief steals one of their charity tins.
After a customer is thrown out of a pub for fighting, he takes revenge in an horrific way, by driving at high speed into a group of locals. Some diners in a restaurant try to leave without paying, but the owner cottons on to their plan...
Two young girls watch on in fear as their shop-owner dad grapples with a dangerous gunman. Someone is stealing money from a frail 93-year-old, and any one of a large number of visitors could be the culprit.
A 12-year-old girl is home alone when masked burglars try to break into the house, leaving her in fear of her life. And a body-popping burglar does a victory dance after committing a crime, but his celebration doesn't last long.
A family suffers a horrific ordeal when masked thieves burst into their home. A six-year-old girl manages to escape - can she raise the alarm? And a bungling bike thief looking to steal a new set of wheels ends up getting a ride he doesn't want - in a police car.