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An unpleasant distraction

It’s always worth having an exit strategy when it comes to being a criminal yet the distraction technique used by this pair of shoplifters got them noticed right across the globe. While one thief walks out with an estimated $377 worth of clothes, the other ‘twerks’ to catch the...
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Ten funny things caught on CCTV

Here is a compilation of unfortunate and one-off events caught on CCTV cameras courtesy of Trend Wave. Sit back and enjoy the mishaps experienced by other people, recorded and uploaded onto the internet for future generations to laugh at. Our personal favourite is the unmoored...
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Anything for a free lunch (and drinks)

How far two people would go to avoid paying for a £7 lunch was revealed by the Daily Mail as CCTV footage taken at The Peacock in Sunderland showed two women placing a strand of hair onto a pizza. Initially staff apologised and gave the women a refund on the lunch as well as a...
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Runners caught taking short cuts

258 runners were caught cheating in Shenzhen’s half marathon at the end of 2018. Police CCTV caught the moment 237 took a shortcut during the race and a further 18 runners were found to wearing fake bibs, and three were running on behalf of others. Some runners will be...
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Jewellery thief stopped by locked door

This CCTV footage shows the moment a thief in Thailand tries to flee with a gold chain only to be stopped by a locked door. The video courtesy of Viral Press shows Suphachai Panthong walking into the jewellery shop in Choburi in November and asking to try on a gold chain worth...
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Pensioner enjoys life in the slow lane

This pensioner was caught on CCTV cameras riding a mobility scooter through a road tunnel. The 65-year-old man was landed in trouble with the police in the town of Izola in Slovenia. His journey triggered alarms in the Markovec tunnel as sensors mistook the scooter for a...
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Dog takes flag for a run

This CCTV clip taken from across the pond shows the moment Bay of Islands Animal Rescue volunteer Lucie Green ties up rescue dog Lily before entering a bakery store. Unfortunately the dog has other ideas and sprints off making a break for freedom taking a Coca-Cola advertising...
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Shoplifter drops into store

This CCTV footage captures the moment a shoplifter falls through the roof of a supermarket as he tries to leave the scene without detection. The thief crashes through the ceiling amid shoppers after being spotted stealing from the Aldi store. Police were called to the supermarket...
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Snow joke out there!

We’ve had some snow recently but in Russia they’re used to it, however it can still cause problems as this CCTV footage shows.  In the video two women and a toddler are knocked to the ground by a huge snowfall that drops off a building’s roof. Fortunately no-one was hurt and...
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Another brick in the head

You don’t have to be the sharpest tool in the box to be a smash’n’grab criminal, but one of the two essentials for the operation to be successful is the smash. In this footage taken on a surveillance camera in Shanghai two likely lads are seen approaching a building with the...