Episode 13 Caught Red Handed


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Episode 13

Dom Littlewood shows how technology is being used to catch crooks. When a woman suspects her elderly aunt is being fleeced by a thief in her own home, she sets up a stakeout.


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Thieves will steal our cash, our cars, our valuables,

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just about anything they can get their hands on.

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But now the police are using cutting-edge technology

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to catch the bad guys.

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CCTV is gold dust.

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-Great evidence for the police.

-We have got to have them stopped.

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Local councils, shops and businesses are fighting crime

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with their own tricks and traps.

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There's a eureka moment when you get that evidence.

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And the public are using secret cameras to make sure crooks

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get their comeuppance.

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It makes me feel so angry.

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-He's paid the price.

-He's been dealt with.

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Yes! We've got her.

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So anyone who is up to no good had better think twice,

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they might just get Caught Red Handed.

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Today...

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When Debbie suspects her elderly aunt is being fleeced by a thief

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in her own home, she and husband Danny turn detective

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and set up a nerve-racking stakeout

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involving two separate cars and live video pictures.

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He sat in his car, I sat in mine.

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When the villain is caught on camera pocketing cash,

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it's time to call the police and pounce.

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Danny was banging on my car window, saying, "We've got her."

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Also today, an armed robber

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with a knife gets more than he bargained for

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when he tries to raid a supermarket.

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Not only does the assistant on the till refuse to hand over the cash,

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her colleague decides to put a dampener on his big moment.

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But first, cafe owners Michelle and Phil,

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who are trying to run a successful business,

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suffer at the hands of the same burglar twice in two nights,

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and it doesn't end there.

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To actually watch him come down the wall just gave me the creeps.

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The thief proves elusive.

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Until he does a smash and grab burglary

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in full view of security cameras.

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I don't think he's collecting those bricks for his rockery.

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There is a secret garden hidden near the centre of Newport in Wales.

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It's at the back of a cafe run by long-term couple Michelle and Phil.

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Phil used to be a civil engineer,

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but found himself working away from home for weeks on end.

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So, together with Michelle,

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he decided to take a life-changing risk.

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Michelle really wanted to set up a cafe, so I said,

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"I can probably raise the money for the lease."

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Then one day, we found this place that had been closed for about

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ten months. And I just fell in love with it.

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They named the cafe after Michelle's favourite book

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and decided it needed totally renovating.

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They did all the work themselves.

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We made our tables and we made our bar.

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We hand-sanded floors and painted all the furniture.

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We didn't have any money at all.

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I mean, we were haemorrhaging money when it first started, like,

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£1,000 a month.

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With the arrival of another mouth to feed, baby daughter Phoebe,

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Phil and Michelle desperately needed their business to succeed,

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but their takings were about to be hit by an extraordinary series of

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burglaries, one night after another.

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It's early on a Friday in June, and Phil goes to open the cafe.

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I come into work in the morning, I saw the door was ajar,

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and noticed the till was slightly open,

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but it didn't click straightaway.

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So I am getting on with my morning routine,

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trying to get everything done.

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Phil checks the till and finds all the float money's gone.

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I'm, like, "Wow, I've been robbed."

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And you're, like,

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you just want to swear or shout.

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Then you feel a bit, sort of, vulnerable all of a sudden,

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which isn't nice. So I just phoned the police, phoned Michelle.

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It was just devastating.

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The feeling that came over me, I know it's not my home,

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but I spend more time in this place than I do my home.

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It was just a horrible feeling.

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Michelle discovers the burglar broke in through the back of the building.

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Where the door is completely sealed with a five point lock and PVC,

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that's the last place I expected them to actually try and get in.

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It's not just the door that's damaged.

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The burglar smashed their security lights and a CCTV camera.

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He grabbed a broom, and he just looked up and saw the camera,

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and bosh.

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The police arrive but can't find any forensic evidence.

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However, when they check the CCTV,

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they discover it captured some valuable material

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before it was sabotaged.

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Just after 11pm,

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a shadowy figure is shown clambering down a wall into the garden.

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To actually watch him come down the wall just gave me the creeps.

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After checking the back door, the man smashes the camera.

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He's in the dark, nosing around my cafe,

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it just made me feel physically sick.

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But another CCTV camera inside the cafe picks him up moments later.

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He steals about £60 from the till and a bottle of whiskey worth £20.

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It's taken him 20 seconds to cause us that amount of distress

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and loss.

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But the theft is just the start of it.

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The damage he left behind needs repairing,

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and the bill comes to over £700.

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People think perhaps robbing a business

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rather than someone's home is a victimless crime, and it's not,

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because there's still a family behind that business.

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We have a little girl.

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And she had to go without that month,

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we all had to tighten our purse strings because we had to pay

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those things to make our business secure again.

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The single biggest outlay is getting a new £270 back door.

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The locksmith told us his repair was a completely sealed unit,

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and there was no way that anybody

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was going to be able to break in again.

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Confident her cafe is now secure,

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Michelle goes for a night out with friends.

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But towards the end of the evening,

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she checks her phone and gets a shock.

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There was a message from a neighbour, "The alarm has gone off.

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"Get to the cafe ASAP."

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She gets there as fast as she can.

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I felt so anxious,

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I couldn't actually get my key into the lock

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to open the door fast enough.

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When Michelle gets in, she finds her worst fear has come true.

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Unbelievably, the thief has hit the cafe for the second night running.

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The intruder has gone,

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but so has all the float money in the till AGAIN.

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Altogether, they've now lost over £1,000.

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Just devastated when I opened the till again.

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I couldn't believe it, because we paid so much to fix the door.

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I just felt a bit stupid for leaving it there in the first place,

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although, you know, we were told that the building was secure.

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The police arrive, but just like the previous break-in,

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they can't find any forensic evidence.

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The next day, Michelle and Phil decide to join in the search

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to identify the burglar using the CCTV footage from the first raid.

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I couldn't basically sustain another break-in.

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So after looking at the CCTV, we videoed it on our phones,

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and we circulated that on social media to try and see if anybody

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recognised this guy.

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The cafe's well-known, and their plea for help has a quick result.

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Literally, in a couple hours, somebody gave us his name.

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Michelle passes the name onto the police,

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and the case is handed over to PC Alex Mills.

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The officers that'd been to the cafe, looking at that name,

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were aware that that's somebody who's dealt with by my department.

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Alex works in a unit that deals with prolific offenders.

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The footage was clear enough for one of my colleagues,

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who knows the person,

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to actually say that he was confident as well

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as the name that'd been provided

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that this was the person we were looking for.

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But knowing the thief's identity is one thing,

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catching him is quite another.

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We weren't able to find him at any of the locations that we had

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information where he might be, which was really frustrating for us,

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obviously, because we knew he was in the area,

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was still actively doing crimes, and yet we couldn't find him.

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So Phil and Michelle's cafe burglar is still at large.

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Later, Phil and Michelle decide to barricade their cafe just in case.

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But surely the thief won't strike in the same place a third time?

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-He does.

-He'd still managed to open that door.

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With the wood underneath the handle, he still managed to pop it open.

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Here's a contender for world's worst armed robber.

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Pointing a knife at the shop assistant,

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he demands she fills his hat with money out of the till.

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But she flatly refuses!

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A brave reaction that surprises him.

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He rushes down to the end of the counter, and again demands cash.

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But again, the shop assistant refuses.

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The robber's flummoxed.

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Please? No!

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The shop assistant's colleague is equally unimpressed,

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and throws a jug of water over the knifeman.

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The soggy scoundrel runs off empty-handed.

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Police are on his trail.

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Attempted armed robbery is a serious offence.

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But maybe this armed robber will think twice

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about a life of crime now.

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Thanks to two brave shop assistants, he knows that he's not big,

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and he's not clever.

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There are nearly 12 million people over the age of 65 in the UK,

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and that number is growing every year.

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Many pensioners come to rely on carers,

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and whilst most are honest, sadly, some are not.

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This woman is a thief, stealing from a defenceless elderly pensioner.

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She thinks no-one can see her.

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But they can. Thanks to a little electronic eye in the corner,

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we're all in the room with her, watching everything she gets up to.

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Debbie and Danny live in the North London borough of Enfield.

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Their children have grown up,

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so now it's just them and their three dogs at home.

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For many years, they looked after Danny's elderly aunt Ellen

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in her house nearby. Sadly, Ellen has now passed away.

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Ellen was very proper, a very refined lady.

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She liked nice clothes, she loved gardening.

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Gardening was her absolute passion.

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Debbie's aunt Ellen had found a soul mate early on -

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her childhood friend and husband, Frank.

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Ellen and Frank lived in the same house when they were kids.

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He lived upstairs, she lived downstairs.

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And eventually, they were sweethearts, and they got married.

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And they were married for 56 years.

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The couple both worked full-time.

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They didn't have children of their own

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but doted on their nieces and nephews, and each other.

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They lived in each other's pockets.

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And so when Frank died, it was a great loss to Ellen.

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And life changed very much for the worse for her.

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Family members did their best to try and fill the void.

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She was always taken out to nice places,

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but it's not quite the same as having your partner around, is it?

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Day in, day out.

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Their house became particularly comforting to her.

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She had all the memories of Frank around her.

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Through her 80s, Ellen overcame a series of serious illnesses.

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But then she had a bad fall.

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After weeks in hospital, she was allowed out,

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provided she got full-time care.

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Because Ellen was so adamant that she didn't want to go into a home,

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that's when I made the decision to go and live with her.

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Life wasn't grand, but we tried to make the most of it.

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We had a good time, we used to laugh a lot together,

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and I used to try and brighten her days.

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But caring for Ellen 24 hours a day took its toll on Debbie.

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It was just too much.

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She was awake a lot during the night,

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and I needed the support of other people,

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so I could come home and sleep occasionally.

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Debbie contacted a care agency,

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and a rota was set up for carers to visit Ellen

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when Debbie needed a break.

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On the whole, 99% of them were really good at their jobs.

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Debbie's husband Danny looked after Ellen's finances.

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She insisted on paying for things herself,

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so he made sure she always had enough cash.

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Danny did Ellen's money reconciliations every week,

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and he would put the bulk of the money into an envelope

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in her bag and just some petty cash into her purse.

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Ellen's care arrangements ran smoothly to begin with.

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But unfortunately, this didn't last.

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The problems started one February morning

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when Debbie arranged a treat for Ellen.

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We'd organised for a hairdresser to go to the house,

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who gave her a little bit of a spruce over, freshen her up.

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And when she came to pay,

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I gave Ellen the bag for her to take her money from the purse.

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And she said to me, "That's odd.

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"There's no money in my purse."

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Debbie also finds that the cash reserve kept in the envelope

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in Ellen's handbag is £100 short.

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She questions Danny about the discrepancy.

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We argued because I said that he was negligent

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with somebody else's money.

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Was it perhaps Ellen asking the carers to take the money

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from the bag and put it somewhere else?

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We thought we'd wait until the following week

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to see if more money went missing. And it did.

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This time, they believe one of the carers must be stealing from Ellen.

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I felt so angry that the culprit would've taken from somebody

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so vulnerable. I felt betrayed, very much.

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I felt I couldn't report it to the agency,

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because they'd start an investigation,

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and the culprit then would be given a heads up on what was going on.

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And I wanted them caught.

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Danny and Debbie believed that the money's going missing

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sometime over the weekend.

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There are three carers who regularly work those shifts.

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To try to find out who the culprit is, they decide to buy a spy camera,

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which is hidden in a small clock.

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Ellen wasn't aware that this camera was going in at all.

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If she'd known that somebody had been stealing from her,

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that would have been catastrophic for her.

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Danny tops the money up in Ellen's handbag, as usual, on Friday.

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They set the clock camera going and wait to see what happens.

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On the Monday when we went back to the bag, the money had gone.

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And we ran furiously to the clock to see what it had recorded.

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And unfortunately, it failed.

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It didn't work.

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It was so, so frustrating.

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We were angry with each other.

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I just couldn't believe it just hadn't recorded.

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Maybe they made a mistake setting up the spy cam.

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But they decide to try a different type of camera.

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This time in the guise of a loudspeaker.

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We took some advice on a camera that live streams to your telephone,

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so that you actually know if it's working or not.

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They leave the speaker camera on the bedside table,

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where it gives a clear view of any activity around Ellen,

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who's lying in bed.

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Ellen's handbag is just out of shot to the bottom left of screen.

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Outside the house in his car,

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Danny is able to watch live video

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of what's happening on his mobile phone.

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As well as the camera recording,

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the couple are hoping the bank notes

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left in Ellen's handbag could also provide valuable evidence.

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We decided that we would take a note of the serial numbers of the money

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that we planted in the envelope on the Friday when we did

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the reconciliations.

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They inform the police about their plan

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and get a thumbs up to go ahead.

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On Saturday morning, they drive to Ellen's house.

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Got there early to make sure

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that the live streaming was OK, and it was.

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It was fine. He sat in his car, I sat up in mine.

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The first carer arrives.

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Morning, Ellen.

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-Morning.

-Sorry I'm a bit late.

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There's your tablets.

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Danny and Debbie have come in separate vehicles,

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thinking they could block a carer's car in

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if one of them does turn out to be a thief.

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Unfortunately, the first carer turned up on foot.

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So that thwarted our first plans,

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and set us into a bit of a panic because the police had told us

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that we needed to keep her there.

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If necessary, do a citizens arrest.

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Not knowing which of the three carers is stealing

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means they could be spending a long time waiting in their separate cars.

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And only Danny's phone is getting

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the live video from the hidden camera.

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He's watching it, and I'm just sat like a plum,

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waiting to find out what's going on.

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And suddenly, Danny was running up the road towards me,

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banging on my car window, saying to me, "We've got her!

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"We've got her!"

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Debbie transfers the video onto her phone, and this is what she sees.

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The carer takes Ellen through to the bathroom.

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A moment later, she comes back alone.

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She is about to change the bedding,

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when suddenly she stops and reaches for Ellen's handbag.

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She thinks no-one can see her,

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but there's a hidden eye on the table that means

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that we can see what she does next.

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She quietly opens the zip, knowing Ellen has good hearing,

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and not wanting to give the game away.

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The carer goes straight to the envelope

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and takes two £20 notes out.

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She then has a look into Ellen's purse...

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..but doesn't take anything...

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..and puts it back in the bag.

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She carefully closes the zip

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and places the bag back where she found it.

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The carer then pockets the two £20 notes and leaves the room.

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My gut reaction was just fury,

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just absolute rage that she would do that.

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The carer comes back into the bedroom.

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She walks over to a chest and opens a draw.

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She's opening a purse that I didn't even know was in that drawer.

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This is going on actually in front of us.

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The adrenaline is pumping like you cannot believe.

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The carer puts the purse back in the drawer and goes to see Ellen.

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Outside, having viewed the footage...

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..a shocked Debbie calls the police.

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She left the house on foot, and Danny followed her on foot.

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When the police arrive,

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Debbie jumps into their car and they pick up the carer.

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She denies stealing the money.

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At that point, I was going a bit ballistic,

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telling the police the money is in that pocket.

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I was so angry with her.

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And this adrenaline that goes through you is just churning.

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They search her pocket and find the two £20 notes.

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Danny shows the officers the serial numbers he had jotted down,

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and they match those on the notes.

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The woman is arrested.

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In court, she was sentenced to eight weeks in prison,

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suspended for a year.

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She was also given a community order

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to carry out 80 hours of unpaid work

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and ordered to pay £165 in surcharges and costs.

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Not surprisingly, she was fired by the agency.

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I was so pleased to see her go.

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I was so pleased that she couldn't then go on.

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She was booked for more care sessions that day.

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I was just so glad that she wasn't able to do this job any more.

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Debbie and Danny made sure Ellen's last days

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were as comfortable as possible.

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Thankfully, Ellen never did find out what happened.

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Unfortunately, a couple of months after we caught this carer,

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Ellen desperately wanted to die.

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She'd had enough,

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and she went and met Frank.

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There are millions of carers in the UK,

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and very few of them are dishonest.

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But that doesn't mean people

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shouldn't take precautions when looking for help for themselves

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or their loved ones.

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What you'd do if you're hiring anybody,

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then they should come with their own DBS checks,

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which is the Disclosure and Barring Service checks

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to make sure there aren't any issues in the background.

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I don't think there's a case where you can never be too shy

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or polite when it comes to checking out potential people

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who are going to work in your home.

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We can feel that we shouldn't intrude,

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or that may be a little bit too much,

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but I always think you should find out as much as possible.

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Go online, put their details in, their name, where they're from,

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that will return any information

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that might have been in the newspaper.

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And you'd be amazed at what you can find out about them.

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It could be from any of the social media sites that you find out

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the life that they actually do lead,

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as opposed to the life that they're trying to tell you that they lead.

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I would thoroughly recommend that you actually go through an agency

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or even just check out a list of

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approved carers through social services

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or your local authority,

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which again just gives you that level of reassurance.

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Back to Newport,

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where the cafe run by Phil and Michelle

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has been burgled not just once,

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but two nights in a row.

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They've identified the man responsible by posting CCTV footage

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on the internet, together with the local knowledge of the police...

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..who are now hunting for the thief.

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But he's gone to ground.

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Phil and Michelle are worried in case the thief comes back again.

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The cost of any more burglaries could close their business.

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Phil thinks he should guard the cafe throughout the next night.

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On Saturday, I decided to just come down and the neighbours said they'd

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happily come over and we'd sort of sit-in in the dark and stay here

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in case he turned up.

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Maybe a bit an excuse for Phil to have a few drinks anyway.

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You know, we do drink some rum and make a lot of noise.

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Not surprisingly, the burglar doesn't make an appearance.

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It was kind of a wasted evening, although I got the night out!

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In work.

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The following night, they take steps to deter the burglar again.

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We'd left lights on.

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We'd left music on.

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We put a big plank of wood behind the door handle,

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so he couldn't open the door outwards.

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We also barricaded the door with chairs, with big, heavy tables.

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He couldn't open the door physically,

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he would literally have to smash it open.

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Hopefully, it would take him a lot longer and he'd get caught,

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it's just slowing him down.

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The couple believe they've done all they can.

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But just a few hours later, the phone rings.

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It's their neighbour. For the third time in four days,

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the man's tried to break in again.

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Just bolted down there in the car as quick as safely possible.

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Thankfully, the neighbour had seen the man by their back door

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in the nick of time.

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With the wood underneath the handle,

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he'd still managed to pop it open.

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So if she hadn't made a lot of noise that she knew he was there,

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he would've been in again.

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At the police station,

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PC Alex Mills is trying everything to track down the burglar.

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We were putting out social media of our own to say that

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this person's wanted and that we're looking for them.

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We're checking not only the addresses in the local area,

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we're also tracking back to old addresses, old acquaintances

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and family, and we've tried all of that.

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And unfortunately, it didn't turn up anything for him,

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which was really frustrating.

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He was on the lips of every police officer in Gwent at the time.

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I mean, and I've seen them, they're quite a scary bunch of blokes!

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So I wouldn't be happy being him.

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It's just a case of waiting for that one call to say,

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"Somebody's found him," that last little piece of luck.

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And their luck IS about to change.

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A week later, in the early hours of the morning, a CCTV operator, Paul,

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is working at the council's monitoring station.

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He receives an alert about two men loitering in Newport city centre.

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The call came in from the shopping centre security,

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and it only took me seconds to pick them up.

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Paul's an experienced operator with 16 years of service.

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He knows the suspicious signs to look out for.

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You can tell that they're not looking in shop windows for shoes

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or handbags, they're definitely after something.

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One of the men appears to look closely

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at the shutters of a jewellers.

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Later, he starts prising out some loose paving bricks.

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That's not normal behaviour for this time in the morning.

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I don't think he's collecting those bricks for his rockery,

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so I'm trying to get as much information as I can on camera -

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facial shots, clothing shots, anything that when it goes to court,

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if anything happens,

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then there is no discrepancy of who these individuals are.

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Suddenly, the man throws the bricks at the glass front door

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of a shoe shop, triggering the alarm.

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Paul calls the police immediately while the men walk away,

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probably to check if the noise has alerted anyone nearby.

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A moment later, one of the men goes into the shop,

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clearly up to no good.

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My job, then, is to make sure that I can track these people

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to be apprehended. You cue up certain cameras,

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make sure they're pointed the right way.

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The burglar leaves the shoe shop and runs down the road

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with the other man.

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He's stolen money from the till.

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We pick them up on another camera,

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which gets them going into the underground car park

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of the shopping centre.

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Paul directs the police to the car park.

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And a few minutes later, they arrest the two men.

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When one of them tells officers his name,

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they find it's the same suspect Alex has been chasing for days -

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the cafe burglar.

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Very good piece of work by the CCTV operator.

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It's, like, yeah, there, finally, we've got that.

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Now the work starts - we've then got to deal with him,

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do the interviews for the cases that we've got against him.

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Michelle and Phil are told the news

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that the burglar is in police custody.

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Just an enormous sense of relief

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and also a bit of a victory that we'd all sort of pulled together.

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So a little bit triumphant when we heard he'd finally been caught.

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In court, the cafe burglar pleaded guilty to seven burglaries

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and two counts of theft. He was sentenced to 16 months in prison.

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The other man with him in the street pleaded guilty to theft

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and trespassing and was sentenced to 60 days in prison.

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Michelle and Phil are determined to take something positive away

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from their traumatic experience.

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What I have learned from all of this is the fact that we have got

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fantastic neighbours.

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We've got some really good friends on this street.

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And they have big plans for the future of the cafe.

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We are kind of outgrowing the business now.

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We need a bigger place, and we've got the confidence to do it.

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We haven't got the money, but we've got the confidence!

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So hopefully, that'll be enough.

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That's all for today.

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Thousands of criminals are captured on camera every year.

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Make sure you join us next time to see more villains

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who've been Caught Red Handed.

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When a woman suspects her elderly aunt is being fleeced by a thief in her own home, she and her husband set up a nerve-racking stakeout. And a couple suffer at the hands of the same burglar twice in two nights - and it doesn't end there.