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A funny thing happened on the way to the pub…

Video footage hit social media and news sites this week as a man was captured by CCTV being struck from behind by a bus in Reading. According to reports the man, Simon Smith, was hit on his way to the pub by the number 17 bus as it careered out of control, smashing into a shop...
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CCTV catches failed ram raid attack

A combination of Pickersgill-Kaye’s multipoint locks and two high security performance interlocking doors manufactured by Warrior Doors, foiled a ram raid attack on a jeweller’s in Birmingham, trapping one of the culprits inside the shop as he tried to make his escape. The...
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This CCTV is easy to fit…

For those who think that installing CCTV is an easy job, just take a look at this chap captured fitting a camera in Birmingham. Using his phone to check images from the unit in order to position it he takes a tumble from his step ladder then looks about to make sure he wasn’t...
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Kestrel strikes up CCTV friendship

Some people are just drawn to a camera as this young kestrel perched on a traffic unit at junction 11A on the M5 in Gloucestershire proves. What’s more, the camera friendly bird battles for prime position chasing off a magpie and a crow before returning its attention back to the...
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Do you wanna bash a snowman?

While there are plenty of people that seem happy to spend a fortune illuminating their houses for the festive period there are others that just don’t like Christmas festivities on any level. This appears to be the case with this woman caught on camera smashing up a snowman...
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Thief prays to camera for forgiveness

In this footage (which has sparked some considerable online debate as to its authenticity) taken in Germany at the end of 2016 a pickpocket decides to take a victim’s wallet while he is at a cashpoint. After the robbery the thief stands back to act all innocent when he spots a...
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Gotta catch ‘em aaaaaal!

The security risks of the latest craze, Pokemon Go, are discussed in an article elsewhere on this website, however there are also dangers to players as this camera footage shows. This is the moment a police officer saves a man who was so absorbed in his Pokemon GO game that he...
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Yobs pick on wrong girlfriend

There’s nothing as satisfying as seeing someone get their comeuppance so you’ll likely enjoy this CCTV footage of two yobs picking on the girlfriend of someone who knows how to punch his weight. While walking through an underpass one yob throws a stone at a girl’s head then...
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CCTV catches toddler catch

There are some parents who think that their child can sit anywhere they like with a particular favourite spot being on the top of shop service counters. In an example of this, a toddler in India is sat upon the glass top of a jewellery display while his parents look at the...
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Neigh chance of escape

In a poor choice of equipment to take on a robbery, this CCTV footage captured the moment a thief chose to take a horse with him on the job. He rides calmly up to the garage in Joao Pessoa, Brazil on the mount but instead of tying it up outside, he leads the horse into the store...