Episode 7 Caught Red Handed


Episode 7

Dom Littlewood shows how technology is being used to catch crooks. A ski centre is repeatedly robbed by a thief, but a policeman uses his trainer prints and CCTV to catch him out.


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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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The CCTV is gold dust.

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Great evidence for the police.

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Got to have him stopped.

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Local councils, shops and businesses

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are fighting crime with their own tricks and traps.

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

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And the public are using secret cameras

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to make sure crooks 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 Sharon bumped into an armed robber in her local shop,

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she could have called the police.

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Instead, she called her husband.

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It was just adrenaline. Seeing my wife so scared.

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It was not advised, it was risky, but it did the trick.

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Something clicked in my head and I just flew.

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Just instinct to do what I done.

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Also today - John's dry ski centre has been burgled again...

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and again...

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and again.

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And he's at his wits' end.

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It's not only the monetary loss. It's the upset, the distress.

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Is it worth carrying on if this is going to happen?

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But when the police convince him to install a spy camera...

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John just can't wait for the thief to strike again.

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I came in on the Sunday morning and we'd had a break-in.

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It was euphoria. Hooray!

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And computer shop owner Muiz gets a brick through his window...

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..but this burglar is as thick as the brick he's thrown.

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And before long, the police throw the book at him.

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Norwich's castle and medieval walls used to protect the city

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from villains. But these days,

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it's down to the local police and citizens.

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Former bouncer Darren renovates houses.

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He lives on the outskirts of the city, near a shop owned by Mike.

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It's a hub. It's not just where people buy things,

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it's where people come to talk.

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The sound I hear most when I walk in is laughter.

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Darren is one of Mike's most regular customers.

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I'm there every day. Have a good laugh and a little banter in there.

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Yeah, that's a nice little shop to go into.

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Darren has been married to his wife Sharon for 13 years,

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and he'd do anything to protect her.

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As we're going to see.

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My wife means the world to me.

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Don't know where I'd be without her.

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She's a friend, she's...everything a man could want, really.

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With Darren being an ex-bouncer, if he ever sees someone in trouble,

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his instinct is to intervene.

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Couple of times, seen a man hit a woman, and just stepped in.

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I'm just in the wrong place all the while.

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I don't stand outside my front door thinking,

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"Mmm, vigilante's now coming."

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The bravery of both Darren and his wife Sharon

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is to prove vital to shop owner Mike

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when an armed robber attacks his store.

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It's early evening, three days before Christmas.

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Finish the Christmas shopping, we thought we'd have a takeaway.

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So me and my wife walked over to the Chinese just over the road.

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Right near the shop.

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At the same time as Darren and Sharon are heading to the Chinese,

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Mike happens to be checking his shop's CCTV cameras

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via a computer at his home ten miles away,

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and he notices a motorcyclist walking in and out

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of the store suspiciously.

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Came in with his helmet on and looked around, and I thought,

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"There's something weird about this."

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He went out again, so I relaxed.

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Even though the man's left, Mike continues watching.

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He likes to keep a close eye on the shop because his daughter

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and her family live in the flat above.

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She had a terrifying encounter with an armed robber 20 years ago.

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My daughter was in a bank when

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somebody put a revolver to her head

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and threatened to kill her if the cashiers didn't hand over money.

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That affected her for a long, long, long time.

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But now Mike's about to witness an armed robbery himself.

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Darren and Sharon had just arrived at the Chinese takeaway

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near Mike's shop.

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I went in, sat down, ordered the food.

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While they are waiting, Sharon decides to nip out

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to Mike's shop to buy a drink. But when she gets there,

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she finds a nervous shop assistant who's worried that the stranger

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in a crash helmet might come back.

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The girl said to my wife, "There's a dodgy geezer keeps coming in here",

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so my wife said, "I'll stay here with you. Don't worry about it."

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And then the man returns.

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Couple of minutes later he was back in again.

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And he must have said something to the girls,

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because one of them went straight out of the door.

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The shop assistant leaves to get help and call the police.

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The man turns to face Sharon.

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And she notices he's carrying a sawn-off shotgun.

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He turned round and said,

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"You're going nowhere, I'm robbing the shop."

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And she thought,

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"I'm not going to stay in here and get shot by anyone."

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She just barged her way past.

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Sharon's brave escape leaves the armed robber alone.

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He heads straight for the till.

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Sharon runs to the takeaway,

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where Darren's still waiting, and raps on the window.

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Bang, bang, bang, bang.

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I look round, sort of like startled, to see who it was,

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and there's my wife.

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In... Well, in 20-odd years, I've never, ever seen her so scared.

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I just jumped up, and she shouted, "Armed robbery!"

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Darren races to the shop with Sharon close behind.

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Most people would be running in the opposite direction!

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It was just adrenaline, just seeing my wife so scared.

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The couple courageously confront the armed robber,

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who is still trying to get into the till.

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There's a man there in a fluorescent jacket, gloves,

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and this sawn-off shotgun in his hand.

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And he sort of like just pointed it at me.

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I remember looking at him, looking at the shotgun

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and I still said, "No."

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Darren decides to take on the robber -

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the opposite of what police would suggest.

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But he feels he has no option.

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Just something flipped in my head and I just flew.

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He forces the man backwards.

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I push the gun out of the way.

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Darren grabs the robber's crash helmet.

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That was the only place I could control him.

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Cos I wasn't sure if he still had the gun on him.

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Everything seemed to take ages. It was like slow motion.

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The sliding door where the cigarettes are,

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it's going back and forth, back and forth.

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Watching on his computer at home,

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shop owner Mike's horrified as he sees the struggle unfold.

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I think he's brave. Sometimes I think he's foolhardy,

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because I may not have done that myself, but on the other hand,

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I may have done exactly what he did if my wife had been in jeopardy.

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Sharon tells Darren the police are on their way.

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I was pulling him down to try to get his legs under him,

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and that sort of like worked,

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so he couldn't breathe.

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The robber drops the shotgun.

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He just let go and it fell on the floor, and it fell apart.

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With Darren gripping him tightly,

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the robber becomes exhausted and asks if he can come up for air.

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I let him go, got him up, then just held him there.

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Darren tells the man exactly what he thinks of him.

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Said what a naughty boy he was, and he just apologised.

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"Look, I'm sorry, didn't mean to hurt anyone."

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I go, "But you did." I go, "You hurt a lot of people.

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"You put the God fear in them."

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He goes, "I was desperate."

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We all get desperate, you don't hurt people.

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Darren takes a closer look at the gun.

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He had two bits of black tubing

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and an old antique gun,

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what he put up,

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so it looked like that was

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a sawn-off shotgun.

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Moments later, the police arrive in force.

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There's about six police cars there.

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And there's this CID bloke.

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And he went, "Well done, sir, well done.

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"Stupid, but well done."

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And, yeah, he just patted me

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and said, "Thanks very much."

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Yeah, I was stupid, but I was lucky.

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Probably had my dad up there, looking upon me.

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You know, so he keep me safe.

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It took some time for Darren and Sharon

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to come to terms with their close shave.

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Yeah, we had a good cuddle at night, what could have been what,

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and didn't get no sleep round Christmas, really,

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but, erm...we got on with it.

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For Mike, the incident brought back terrible memories.

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I ran the whole gamut of emotions.

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I was happy that nothing had seriously gone wrong.

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I was angry that my daughter, my children and my staff

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and my customers had been put to this...stupid action,

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but it was great to know that we got him.

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Thanks to Darren.

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In court, the man pleaded guilty to one count of attempted robbery

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and another of possession of a firearm with intent

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to cause fear of violence.

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He was sentenced to 11 years in prison.

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11 years. That's a long while, isn't it?

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A lot part of his life.

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You just hope other people learn lessons from it.

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Darren went to watch the court case with Sharon,

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and they got a pleasant surprise.

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Me and the wife sitting there, and the judge just said,

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what a brave thing I done, me and my wife,

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and we'll give you an award, a community award.

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Me and Sharon both got £300 each

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and a certificate from the Sheriff of Norwich.

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That was nice. Yeah, it was an experience and a half.

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This man is about to be well and truly up the pole.

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The reason is quite bizarre.

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He wants to knick some knickers.

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CAMERAS FLASH

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How high do you think that pole is?

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Three metres? Four, five?

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Nope, it's nearly seven metres.

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A full 22ft off the ground.

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And on top of it is a clothesline

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holding pink ladies' underwear

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for a breast cancer charity event.

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Now, this chap is certainly not the charitable type,

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but he is one heck of a climber.

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If you ever want someone to change a flag up a flagpole,

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this is your man.

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But why he wants to nab a display of knickers and bras is anyone's guess.

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Perhaps he wants to be a pole dancer one day.

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And off he goes.

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Maybe he hopes to sell his stolen underwear

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to a contact in the underworld.

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But a man walking down the road with pink pants

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will be very easy to spot.

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And this knicker nicker will get nicked!

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CCTV footage on its own may not be enough to solve a crime.

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Sometimes, you need other evidence.

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Fingerprints, DNA, even footprints to help bring criminals to justice.

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A ski centre cafe is repeatedly raided by a prolific burglar.

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It was quite depressing, in a way.

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The damage that was caused was running into hundreds,

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if not thousands of pounds.

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A single footwear print is all the police have to go on.

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This thief is going to prove tough to track down.

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Runcorn in Cheshire sits on the south bank of the River Mersey.

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50 years ago, the town's population more than doubled

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when new housing estates were built around open parkland.

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And one of the parks has an unusual recreational facility.

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People are surprised. They don't expect to find a ski slope

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in the middle of Runcorn,

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but we've been here a long time.

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John landed a part-time job at the ski centre

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after leaving school 30 years ago.

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The first time I put skis on, I just loved it.

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Would sneak out and spend the day skiing

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when I perhaps should have been doing a bit more other work.

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John trained to be a ski instructor and enjoyed his job so much

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he bought the business when the owners retired.

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His love of skiing runs in the family.

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Both my sons have come to the ski centre and been involved.

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We've developed it. It is hard work, but it is good fun.

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Don't really think I want to be anywhere else.

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John also has a cafe in a nearby cabin, serving refreshments

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to people visiting the 800-acre park.

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The local people use it. Lots of nice families come.

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It works really well.

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John lives 20 minutes away, and the centre's unattended at night.

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So he's installed metal cladding to protect the buildings.

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There are also CCTV cameras for extra security.

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There is minor bits of vandalism,

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but I think we've just been part of

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the sort of fabric of the town.

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We've not had problems for the last ten years.

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But suddenly, John's business gets hit by a series

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of late-night burglaries.

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It's a Saturday in the middle of summer

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and John's getting ready for a busy weekend.

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Arrived in. Something didn't look right.

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Couldn't quite work out what it was.

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John discovers the ski centre cafe has been broken into.

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A metal shutter and a window are badly damaged.

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They'd stolen lots of sweets, lots of drinks.

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Out of the machines, out of the chiller cabinets.

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But only the cafe has been burgled.

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The ski equipment in the main building has been left alone.

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So John and the police think it could be the work

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of sweet-toothed teenagers.

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It was quite sort of depressing, in a way.

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It's not only the monetary loss, it's the upset,

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the distress after all we've done.

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HE SIGHS

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"I could do without this.

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"But it's a one-off. It'll not happen again."

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But, a few weeks later, it DOES happen again.

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And that was a bit harder to take.

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This time, all the confectionery and drinks from the cafe have gone.

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The thought was now, "Are we being targeted?

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"Is it worth carrying on if this is going to happen?"

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The crime reports land on the desk of PC Tom Ashton,

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who works in a Cheshire police unit that specialises in burglaries.

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Tom knows the ski centre well.

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When I was about seven,

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I went to the ski slope with my dad because it was really handy,

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on your doorstep, to come and start learning

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how to do snow sports before you go away on holiday.

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The ski centre raids are out of the ordinary.

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We know a lot of the burglars around Runcorn.

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We know their MO, we know how they work, but this wasn't like that.

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People usually target premises for high-value stuff,

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so to break in and steal bars of chocolate, multipacks of drinks,

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was all a bit odd.

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No fingerprints or DNA evidence are found after the two break-ins.

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And no-one is spotted by the security cameras.

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Whoever was committing the burglaries

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was either avoiding them or covering them up

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with a tea towel or a dishcloth or something like that.

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The only evidence Tom has to go on

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is a footwear print found by officers

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after the first break-in.

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It was on a piece of broken glass that was on the floor.

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So that was seized.

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But we can't say whose shoe that is unless we happen to find the shoe.

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A few weeks go by and the police investigation makes no headway.

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I would drive in every day with this almost fear of...

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"Am I going to discover something?"

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Over the next month, there are two more break-ins.

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And now the burglar isn't just hitting the cafe.

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They've broken into the main ski building as well.

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They're going systematically through the cupboards.

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They're not leaving any clues.

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The damage that was caused on each occasion was running into hundreds,

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if not thousands of pounds.

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It was a big, big heartache.

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The only evidence police find after

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these burglaries is

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another footwear print.

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It's frustrating when it's happening

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over and over and over again

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and we're not getting any closer to identifying who's done it.

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The assumption is, it's somebody who knew us.

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You start to suspect everybody.

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And that's not good.

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We had a bit of a scrum down in work to decide what was

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the next best thing to do.

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Burglary squad suggested that perhaps some covert CCTV

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would be in order.

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John agrees to let the police

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install two hidden cameras inside the cafe.

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They're motion-activated and can be left for weeks.

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Obviously, you don't want John to be the victim of ANOTHER break-in,

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but you know that without that happening,

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you're unlikely to catch whoever's doing it.

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In the weeks that follow, there are no more burglaries.

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John starts to fear they will never identify the villain.

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But then...

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I came in on the Sunday morning and we'd had a break-in.

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It was euphoria - "Hooray!"

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I was actually pleased we'd had a break-in.

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"Hopefully, the cameras will have caught something."

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They have. Finally, the elusive culprit is caught on camera.

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The thief shines his torch almost directly at the lens,

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but doesn't spot it.

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The infrared images show the burglar is a middle-aged man,

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not a light-fingered youth.

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He spends over an hour stealing sweets and drinks,

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hiding them in the park to retrieve later.

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But the excitement of getting the footage is short-lived.

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We were really hoping to come in, identify him straightaway,

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and be able to go out and lock him up.

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But we had a look at the footage, didn't jump out at us.

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A few names were thrown in the hat as to who it might have been,

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but none of them really fitted.

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It's frustrating,

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but the cameras have put to bed one of John's main worries.

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It was a relief. It was, "We're not being targeted by the local kids,

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"it's not a local gang, it's just one person.

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"They'll be easy to catch."

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Or so we thought!

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Tom hands out the image of the thief to officers on night shift...

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..and asks them to keep an eye on the ski centre whenever possible.

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And soon, one of Tom's colleagues makes a breakthrough.

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'We'd gone two or three times throughout the course of the night,

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'just parked up,'

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waiting for anyone to arrive.

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At four o'clock in the morning,

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the officer spots a suspicious-looking man

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going up the lane that leads to the ski centre.

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He's walking, kicking his feet up,

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and he notices the tread marks on his shoes,

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which is this quite distinctive, wavy pattern,

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which is what we'd recovered from the scene,

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and he said as soon as he turned around and looked at him,

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he immediately knew it's the chap from the CCTV footage.

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The man is arrested on the spot.

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It's great we had him in custody and we were fairly positive

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that we were going to recover some more evidence.

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It's a nice feeling to be able to go and tell John.

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Just such a relief after the several months of frustration and anguish

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that they've caught somebody.

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Tom and his team confirm that the suspect's trainers

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do match the footwear print left after the burglaries.

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And when they search his house,

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they find a hoodie identical to the one in the hidden camera footage.

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In court, the man pleaded guilty to five burglaries at the ski centre

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and was sentenced to two years in prison.

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It was a feeling of victory when it all came together.

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Ultimately, what we'd done meant that the evidence that we did get

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was pretty much overwhelming,

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so it was a real sense of success for me and the team.

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Thanks to some top-notch police work,

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John's business is back on the up.

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We've reopened the cafe, the kiosk.

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We're not going to let somebody stop us doing what we do.

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We always look to see how we can improve and move forward.

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We've been here a long time.

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We'll be here a long time to come.

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We've just seen how footwear prints and CCTV

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can be used to catch thieves.

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But what other technologies and techniques do the police use

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to bring criminals to justice?

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Police investigations and science

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are coming closer together as technology advances,

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as society uses different methods to communicate,

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so policing now is not just about investigating what's

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literally happened in front of us,

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but it's what's happened over the internet,

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it's what's happened through a computer,

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through a mobile device or a tablet.

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Things like cyber crime, digital forensics,

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our ability to use CCTV for facial recognition,

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these are all developments that are aiding in the fight against crime.

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If you recognise that you have been the victim of a burglary,

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it's really important that you contact the police straightaway,

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but it's as important not to enter that scene.

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There are clues everywhere.

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Every contact leaves a trace,

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so every time an individual comes into contact with something, so,

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for example, if they sit in a car,

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there will be fibres from the car seat on the individual

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and fibres from the individual on the car seat.

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So don't go in, if you can help it.

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Don't let anyone else have access, such as a pet,

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and just wait for those specially trained officers

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to come and they can gather all of the clues

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and then your life can go back to normal after that.

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A shop owner gets a rude awakening...

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I never came across such a thing, like, in my life.

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..but when the police arrive later,

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they find that this thief is a few bricks short of a load.

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They were, like, laughing.

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He was, like, "He's the worst burglar we ever seen."

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BAGPIPES PLAYING

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The haunting sound of bagpipes

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is a fitting welcome to Dundee on the east coast of Scotland.

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In the 1800s, the town was renowned for its jute textile industry.

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Nowadays, it's a thriving design and innovation centre,

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which appeals to computer graduate Muiz.

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Dundee's lovely. Dundee's lovely, yeah.

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I love the Dundee. People, you know, they are so friendly.

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Muiz moved here from Glasgow with his wife Laura,

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because Dundee's her hometown

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and she wanted to be closer to her family.

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He decided to open his own shop, repairing computers and phones.

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I'm basically a technology geek,

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so anything related to technology, you know, I love it.

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Muiz works all hours to make his new venture a success.

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In the beginning, you have to give all your time and effort to your

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business, so that's what I'm doing here just now.

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But Muiz's fledgling business is about to come under attack.

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11 o'clock on a Wednesday evening

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and Muiz remotely checks his shop's CCTV from home.

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Everything seems fine, so he calls it a night.

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I said to my wife, you know, "I'm so tired, so I'm just going to sleep."

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Half an hour later, he's woken by a phone call from the police.

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They've caught someone who's smashed his shop window.

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I was, like, "Somebody smashed whose window?"

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"Somebody smashed your shop's window."

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I was, like, "What?!"

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Muiz heads to the shop, dreading what he might find.

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I was really worried for me.

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I only depend on the shop now.

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I don't have any other way of income.

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When Muiz arrives, he's met by police officers

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who ask him to check his shop to see if anything's missing.

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I was like, "I've got a CCTV camera, so I can show you."

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They gather round to watch the security camera's infrared footage.

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It shows how a man in a hoodie walks up to the shop

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and peers through the window.

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He had a brick in his hand.

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The brick can just be seen in the man's right hand.

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He looks like he's leaving, but then...

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When the brick breaks the window,

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the noise echoes all around the street.

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And he runs off.

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It was old glass.

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It wasn't, like, shatterproof, so it just made a big hole in it.

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But then, a minute later,

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the man returns and carefully climbs through the hole.

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He starts searching for things to steal,

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but, despite his break-in being so incredibly loud,

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he doesn't seem in any hurry.

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He wasn't the quickest thief I've ever seen in my life!

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The man spends several minutes out of camera view

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at the back of the shop, but doesn't take anything.

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He only manages to find a customer's broken phone near the counter.

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He grabbed a phone and then, after that, he came towards my till.

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The burglar steals Muiz's float from the till,

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then rifles a set of drawers.

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A couple of my bills are lying in there,

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so I would be happy if he can pay those bills!

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It's now been five minutes since the man smashed the window

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and he still isn't showing any urgency.

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Maybe he should, because a neighbour heard the noise...

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..and called 999.

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The police came in and the guy who phoned them up, he told them, like,

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"That's the guy inside there."

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The lackadaisical burglar is bang to rights...

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..and the police officers waste no time arresting him.

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They were, like, laughing. He was, like,

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"He's the worst burglar we ever seen in our lives."

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It's very rare to have caught them red-handed.

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They were saying it happens once in ten years.

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The officers search him and recover the stolen phone

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and Muiz's float money.

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In court, the burglar was sentenced to six months in prison.

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The break-in was reported in the local papers

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and word spread about Muiz's shop.

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It was nice to see people coming in and asking you,

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"Is everything OK now?

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"We heard that, you know, this happened."

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A couple of people phoned me, "Oh, Muiz, you got famous!"

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I was, like, "Thank you very much!"

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Muiz was keen to find the Good Samaritan who called 999 and then

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pointed the burglar out to the police when they arrived.

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One day, eventually, he turned up

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and he goes, like, "I live upstairs, I heard a big bang

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"and then I just...straightaway, I phoned the police."

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And I was, like, "You know what? You've done a big favour to me

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"and I really appreciate that, you know?

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"I am very thankful to you, as well."

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Muiz gave his Good Samaritan a box of chocolates

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as a thank-you present.

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I was so happy, you know,

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that such kind people still live in this world.

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I'm really, really grateful to him, and also the police, as well,

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who cooperated with him and caught the thief red-handed.

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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

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to see more villains who've been Caught Red Handed.

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A ski centre is repeatedly robbed by a sweet-toothed thief, but a policeman uses his trainer prints and CCTV to catch him out. And a burglar takes too long when trying to steal from a laptop repair shop.


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