A thief raids a social club by sneaking in and waiting for all the staff to go home, a computer shop owner turns detective to track down a burglar, and a couple are shocked when ...
A shopkeeper is stunned when one of his regular customers suddenly turns into an armed robber, a 100-year-old man falls victim to a light-fingered carer, and a pub landlord is f ...
An ex-wrestler dusts off his grappling skills to intercept a robber fleeing a jewellery store, a family home is burgled in the dead of night, and a thief tries to trouser a snak ...
A series of crimes drives businesses off the rails in Devon, targeting railways both large-scale and small. And a snooker club barman turns detective when two strangers come in ...
A family business is attacked by a former employee wanting cash - and he has back-up. And when an armed man bursts into a shop, terrified staff hide in fear of their lives, but ...
A disabled woman's carer is stealing from her, so her sister comes up with a plan to foil the thief. And a theatre studies graduate faces a real-life drama when a hammer-wi ...
A prolific pickpocket prowls railway stations preying on women carrying backpacks and bags - but the hunter soon becomes the hunted. Plus, thieves try to steal a parcel from som ...
A jeweller comes face-to-face with an armed robber and grabs at the gun, taking the biggest risk of his life. And a thief has a cunning plan to break into a garage to steal a ca ...
A shop owner risks her life to save a colleague when the store is raided by an armed robber wielding an axe. Plus, a life-size ornamental pig is stolen by two teenagers - it ...
A shop worker is horrified when a knife attacker bursts into his store and he only has seconds to make the most important decision of his life. Plus, when three builders spot a ...
A train enthusiast is robbed and injured by a mugger, but the police use ingenious methods to track the robber down. And a garage keeps getting raided by thieves - until a mecha ...
A prolific burglar targets businesses across a whole area, including a pizza shop, a pub and a chippy. And an elderly man's home is broken into. Expensive watches of great ...
A shop assistant is terrified when armed robbers burst in, but he's made of stern stuff. And police put invisible dye on cash try to catch a carer who steals from elderly v ...
A family suffers a horrific ordeal when masked thieves burst into their home. A six-year-old girl manages to escape - can she raise the alarm? And a bungling bike thief looking ...
A 12-year-old girl is home alone when masked burglars try to break into the house, leaving her in fear of her life. And a body-popping burglar does a victory dance after committ ...
A couple restoring a run-down house disagree about installing CCTV, but the cameras prove their worth when an intruder invades their dream home. And a burglar robbing a pizza ta ...
An adventure centre and a garage are burgled, but the businesses' own cameras don't show the thief's face - perhaps street cameras can help crack the case? And a ...
Con men pose as police officers to steal thousands of pounds from elderly victims, but the ring leader makes a crucial mistake. A shoplifter dances like no-one's watching, ...
Two men attacking a jewellers with an axe end up looking less like dangerous criminals and more like comedy characters. And after a series of muggings of elderly women in Norwic ...
A family man is caught unawares by muggers on the way home after a night out, but then the thieves get a surprise of their own. And a launderette owner is targeted by light-fing ...
A pub landlady suffers a heartbreaking theft of money meant for her seriously ill daughter, but local people join forces with the police. \n\nA cafe owner with the latest securi ...
Two young girls watch on in fear as their shop-owner dad grapples with a dangerous gunman. \n\nSomeone is stealing money from a frail 93-year-old, and any one of a large number ...
After a customer is thrown out of a pub for fighting, he takes revenge in an horrific way, by driving at high speed into a group of locals. \n\nSome diners in a restaurant try t ...
A blind man uses an electronic eye to see what his own eyes cannot, and a clumsy crook trying to cut it as a burglar ends up cutting his hand badly.
A burglar uses his backside to break into a hair salon, and two heartless thieves steal charity money meant for a seriously ill teenager.
Two men found around the back of a pub try to bluff their way out of trouble, and a cycle thief spots an unattended bike - but doesn't get an easy ride.
At a jeweller's, a man wearing a comical wig turns deadly serious. And a hard-hearted thief is trapped after ransacking children's bedrooms.
The police use state-of-the-art video analysis to uncover the identity of an armed robber, and a large pane of glass lands on an incompetent thief.
A slippery burglar becomes the poster boy in a catch-a-thief campaign, and a man struggles to steal a portrait that is bigger than he is.
Three burglars jump around like little kids when they see an unguarded safe, and a robber gets a shock when a friendly shopkeeper turns out to be a martial arts expert.
Featuring a ram raid by a pair of bickering burglars, and a cheeky thief who helps himself to two hanging baskets - but the flowers aren't the only things coming down, so a ...
A couple who own a sports club are shocked when they find out why a family friend has been stealing from them, and an antiques thief takes some expensive lamps - but doesn' ...
A violent robber makes a mistake when he returns to the scene of his crime, and two wedding venue sculptures seem destined for a permanent honeymoon.
When a teenager gets home late in the small hours of the morning, it is not her mother waiting at the door - it's a burglar. And when a family shop comes under attack from ...
A shop manager is forced into fighting off a burglar much stronger than he is. And a team of organised criminals is on a rampage, attacking more than a hundred businesses to ste ...
Barman David thinks he is in for a quiet night, but then suddenly three armed men come into his club and demand to be taken to the safe. And councillor Ken loves his garden benc ...
A teenager is enjoying his first ever full-time job when an armed robber fires a gun at him point-blank - but the brave shop assistant fights back. A rubbish dumper gets the sho ...
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 ...
Dom Littlewood looks at a jewellery heist that's more like a scene from a Hollywood movie as locals try to stop the armed robbers in their tracks. And a disabled pensioner ...
A post office comes under attack, and the owner risks everything to defend it. A thief steals a couple's car while they are at the bedside of their desperately ill daughter ...
A jeweller must act fast when armed men attack his shop, a city unites to take on thieves who are targeting small businesses, and a couple use a baby buggy to steal a beer barre ...
Thieves feed gas into cash machines and explode them, a couple on holiday are horrified when their phone shows a burglar on the prowl back home, and a gang of men stealing chees ...
There is a Halloween raid on a clothes shop by ghostly men in grotesque masks, a World War II veteran's new home becomes a crime scene, and a thief stealing a cash drawer f ...
An intruder raids a social club's safe while the manager is on the phone, a burglar tries to rob a house but meets his match at the foot of the stairs, and a man breaks int ...
The owner of a hairdressing salon races to his shop hoping to catch thieves in the act, a burglar is spotted climbing into a bathroom window by an eagle-eyed neighbour, and a ma ...
A carer steals from a former member of the royal household, a deli specialising in cheese attracts a local rat, and an armed robber who attacks a petrol station gets more than h ...
A brave woman who survived one of Italy's biggest earthquakes finds herself in even more danger on the streets of Manchester. And pedal-powered go karts are stolen from a p ...
A sinister visitor in a school hall is up to no good, a Chinese restaurant plays host to a late-night intruder, and a mobile phone thief makes a schoolboy error that leads to hi ...
An ex-copper has a charity tin nicked from his yard, so he decides to use social media to try to crack the case. And a fish and chip restaurant is raided late at night. The owne ...
A post office is raided by two knifemen, and the owner bravely takes them on so his colleagues can escape. And a man cold-heartedly robs an elderly lady, but he soon gets his co ...
A pregnant shop assistant has a terrifying moment in a supermarket when she comes face to face with a ruthless gang of robbers. And a centre for adults with learning disabilitie ...
A family believe they are moving to a safer neighbourhood when they leave inner-city London, but then one night an unwelcome visitor proves them wrong. And a special cafe full o ...
Two jewellers in London are victims of an armed robber, but he soon ends up a fugitive in a high-speed car chase. And three fly-tippers are caught in the act because they make r ...
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 ...
A supermarket is robbed by a staff member who not only clears out the cash machine but also invites her friends round to shop for free. And wild boars escape when a farm is burg ...
A car driver deliberately slams on his brakes so the van behind rams into him, and a criminologist is burgled by a thief, but he soon discovers he has chosen the wrong victim.
A martial arts expert rescues a cop who is struggling with a cycle thief in the middle of a busy road junction, and a thief tries to rob a warehouse at Christmas but ends up lea ...
A burglar trying to steal laptops comes a cropper, and a Scottish corner shop owner is the victim of an armed robbery. His daughter rushes to the scene fearing for his life.
A deaf girl is traumatised when she wakes up to find burglars in her house, and an OAP is robbed by his carers, but they get caught out by an ingenious plan.
A workman steals a dumper truck and rampages through the Norfolk countryside, and a thief steals two charity tins for sick children but makes a crucial error.
Dom Littlewood shows how technology is being used to catch crooks. A prisoner on the run breaks into homes and a high-tech police operation targets bike thieves.
A callous crook steals from the elderly and, like the plot of a Shakespearean tragedy, a treacherous friend betrays the trust of others.
This episode features a gang of armed robbers who get a shock when some of their victims fight back, and the fishy tale of a couple of slippery crooks.
A couple come face to face with armed robbers but refuse to hand over their money, and secrets of the cash-point scammers are revealed.
A family plants a secret camera to catch a thief in the act, and a local man joins in with a cross-country police pursuit.
Police launch a clever operation to catch criminals who have stashed stolen goods in a wood, and a laundress takes a thief to the cleaners.
A man follows a woman home, then robs her in her own house. And a burglar thinks stealing from a farm will be easy, but farmers are used to dealing with rogue animals and the he ...
A man fights off an armed robber with a baseball bat, and a family joins forces with an army of pet detectives to recover a stolen dog.
A couple watch a break-in live on their mobile phones before racing to confront the burglar, and a pair of crooks raid a museum but then try and sell the vintage loot.
Dom Littlewood looks at remarkable filmed evidence showing how police, businesses and the public are using new technology to catch crooks. A community support officer uses a sho ...
Dom Littlewood looks at remarkable filmed evidence showing how police, businesses and the public are using new technology to catch crooks. An armed robber goes on a 'grand ...
Dom Littlewood looks at remarkable filmed evidence showing how police, businesses and the public are using new technology to catch crooks. A devious jewellery snatcher is tracke ...
Locals join forces with police to track down a hooded raider, and in the case of the missing cases, a bag thief targets passengers.
A gang of armed robbers raid a shop, leaving behind a trail of terrified victims, and a man confronts a burglar outside his neighbour's home.
One man and his dog face a gang of thieves, and a shopkeeper is confronted by a man with a knife.
A robber swings a homemade weapon at two friends, and a gang of sneaky crooks target the elderly in Kent.
A woman creeping across a disabled man's floor horrifies his family, and there's a rat on the loose in a restaurant - but there's a twist to the tale.
A valuable piece of art is stolen from a church crypt, and a pair of drug dealers snooker themselves.
A one-man crime wave hits a quiet town on Friday the thirteenth, and the police use their own technology to defeat the latest tricks cunning criminals come up with at cashpoints.
A vulnerable woman is not given the care she deserves in a nursing home, and a man stealing from cars gets more than he bargained for.
Two men on a high-speed bike attack a jewellery shop in Andover, and golfers are left teed off when their clubs are stolen.
An unscrupulous thief steals from a disabled pensioner and a gang travel 150 miles to go on a crime spree in Wales.
Police hunt a man with an axe who has robbed a small village store, terrifying the shop assistant, and a carer gets her comeuppance when the family put in a hidden camera.
The sparks fly as a gang of thieves target cashpoint machines with a chainsaw and a family dog is stolen from the back garden.
A blackmail letter causes chaos for a young family and two very different businesses are targeted by men with knives.
A husband and wife are targeted by troublesome teenagers in their own home and a spoilsport gang attack a childrens play centre.
A violent attack on a small village store has a twist in the tale and two good samaratians come to the aid of a woman who is targeted by a handbag snatcher.
A light-fingered neighbour is caught pinching from a vulnerable pensioner, and Dom reveals some tricks of the trade for keeping belongings out of the hands of bag snatchers.
There is a terrifying moment as a victim comes face-to-face with a burglar, and a churchgoer proves that nothing is sacred when he is found making his own collection.
A one-man crime wave in Preston meets his match, and vandals have a rubbish time clearing up their own dirty work.
The police are hot on the trail of a reckless arsonist, who sets his own pants on fire. And an unemployed burglar returns to the scene of the crime to apply for a job.
Betrayed by a trusted friend, technology helps catch a woman with her fingers in the till. And a thief carries a stolen safe through the streets of London, but he has left a trail.
A look at new ways of catching criminals. A shopkeeper turns the tables on a knife-wielding robber, and a gamekeeper who is killing protected birds of prey is caught on camera.
A look at new ways of catching criminals. Two robbers with knives regret the day they picked on a defenceless grandmother, and a fraudster slips up with his fake injury claim.
This episode features shocking evidence of a great-grandmother's mental and physical bullying by her so-called carers. And a sharp-eyed salesman rounds up some sofa rustlers.
A look at new ways of catching criminals. A woman deals with an intruder in her bedroom, and police solve a puzzle of phone records, video and surveillance to snare a drug gang.
A look at new ways of catching criminals. Police and passers-by join forces to hunt down armed robbers in a busy high street, and there is a back-seat surprise for car thieves.