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Alesha MacPhail: The teenage killer caught by his mother’s CCTV

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tributes left outside Alesha’s grandparents’ home on Ardbeg Road, Rothesay “I’ve found the wee girl…. she’s dead.” Jorge Williams’ voice trembled as he broke the devastating news to a 999 call handler. Less than half an hour had passed since he had answered a Facebook appeal to trace a missing six-year-old. It was one of the warmest summers on record and dozens of residents on the tranquil Isle of Bute took to the shoreline and streets. But the search ended abruptly at 08:54 when…

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Libby Squire: New CCTV emerges of missing student

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLibby Squire can be seen on CCTV walking towards the queue for the Welly Club music venue New footage of missing student Libby Squire on the night of her disappearance has emerged. The CCTV images show a woman, confirmed by police as the 21-year-old student, near the Welly Club music venue on 31 January at about 23:20 GMT. Police are continuing to search an area close to the last known sighting of Libby, from High Wycombe. A 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion…

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Boy chases puppy-thief in CCTV footage

CCTV shows the moment a 7-year-old boy’s puppy was snatched as he played with it in the street. Oliwier Pater was playing with his Jack Russell Mela when he was approached by an older boy, his father Adrian said. The boy told Oliwier he was going to take the puppy to a playground, but ran away from him instead. He has since been reunited with his 13-week-old puppy after an anonymous tip-off but the identity of the culprit remains unknown. Source link

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‘Heartbreaking’ CCTV shows dog abandoned at roadside

A dog has been caught on CCTV chasing a car in which it was driven to a street corner and abandoned. The RSPCA has released the footage, calling it heartbreaking. The charity is trying to trace a man in the car who is seen unclipping the dog’s lead before running back to the vehicle and leaving. It said the Staffordshire bull terrier and his bed were left at the corner of Timor Grove and Pacific Road in Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, last Monday evening. The dog, named Snoop by staff at a…

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Bournemouth nightclub crash: CCTV shows car hitting doorman

CCTV footage captures the moment a man’s car hit a doorman outside a nightclub in Bournemouth. Shailem Dodson, 20, has been cleared of attempted murder and attempting to cause grievous bodily harm, after previously pleading guilty to dangerous driving, drink-driving and assault by beating. The crash happened outside Halo nightclub in Bournemouth in December 2017. Prosecutors at Winchester Crown Court alleged Dodson, of Gunville Road, Blandford Camp, Dorset, targeted nightclub staff after an altercation earlier that night. The doorman suffered only minor injuries, police said. Dodson, a former soldier, is…

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Corrie Mckeague: Police trace man on CCTV footage

Image caption Corrie Mckeague’s mother said the CCTV footage showed her son “did not go in the bin” A man captured on CCTV and believed by missing Corrie Mckeague’s mother to be her son has identified himself to detectives, police have said. Police viewed the footage during their investigation into the airman’s disappearance from Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, in September 2016. His mother Nicola Urquhart said the public would be “horrified” to see it, as it cast doubt on the police theories over her son’s whereabouts. Police said the man…

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The CCTV images that sparked a women’s rights movement

Cindy Arlette Contreras sparked a women’s rights movement in Peru when CCTV images emerged showing her ex-boyfriend dragging her through a hotel reception. Arlette refused to accept the one-year suspended sentence her attacker received for the lesser charge of assault, after the court dismissed the more serious charges of attempted murder and rape. She joined forces with others to launch Peru’s grass roots ‘Ni Una Menos’ (No Woman Less) movement. Reporting by Hannah Gelbart. Produced by Elaine Jung. Filmed and edited by Derrick Evans. BBC 100 Women names 100 influential…

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Skripal poisoning: CCTV shows suspects ‘on way to victims’ home’

The two men suspected of poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury are seen walking towards the victims’ home in newly released CCTV images. Dean Haydon, senior national co-ordinator for counter-terrorism policing, said the footage showed the pair smiling and “looking pleased with themselves”. Source link

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CCTV captures Horsham armed robber’s attack on PC

CCTV has captured the moment a balaclava-clad man dragged a police officer out of a patrol car and threw her to the ground following an armed robbery at a petrol station. Owen Smith was jailed for 14 years at Hove Crown Court after attacking PC Ellie Young in Horsham, Sussex, on 6 July. The officer was left with arm, leg, shoulder and neck injuries. Smith admitted assault by beating of a police officer, possessing a baseball bat as an offensive weapon, robbery, taking a police vehicle without consent and driving…

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CCTV issued over ambulance break-in in Birmingham

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCCTV from the ambulance’s cameras has been released A thief broke into an ambulance and stole paramedics’ belongings as they treated a patient in a nearby house. The crew returned to the locked vehicle in Northfield, Birmingham, to find the driver’s window smashed. CCTV footage from an on-board camera shows a man approach, damaging the vehicle before hoisting himself in. West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) said the “despicable crime” meant the ambulance could not be used for 999 calls. Video of the…

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