Gardaí hunt man who knocked woman to the ground and stole her handbag
Gardaí hunt man who knocked woman to the ground and stole her handbagShortly after 3am on December 1, a woman was walking on Castle Road when a man approached her.
Have - a - go heroes emerge and try to catch the thieves red handed, with one man seen trying to hit the thieves with an unknown item he picks up off One of the suspects was filmed using a hammer as he tried to break the lock on the vehicle. With their faces covered and wearing helmets the two men
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A horrified resident tackled actors pretending to rob a store in Dorset during filming for a new indie horror film.
As the director shouted 'action' the actors, dressed as robbers, charged into the shop in Winfrith Newburgh, but a resident believed the scenes were real and ran in front of cameras to stop the 'raid'.
Producers of the film 'Perran' had chosen the village to shoot some of the action scenes.
John Capel, a spokesman for the production company Hard Road Films, said: 'A member of the public attempted to chase the gang after they left the scene.'
Suspected 'hit team' arrested on way to carry out shooting
A suspected hit team is in custody after being enlisted to carry out a shooting for a midlands Traveller gang. Two men from the Swords area were travelling in a vehicle along the N4 when they were intercepted by members of the heavily armed Emergency Response Unit (ERU).
A HAVE - a - go hero foiled two fleeing armed robbers by snatching the keys to their getaway motorbike. “If you watch television at the moment there has been so many stories about moped robberies . and robbers flee jewellers in Colchester only to find they can’t make a quick getaway
Robbery is the crime of taking or attempting to take anything of value by force, threat of force, or by putting the victim in fear. According to common law
'A camera had been hidden in the 'getaway' vehicle parked outside the shop so it wasn't really visible to the general public.
'When the gang left the shop, chased by a very irate shopkeeper, it looked just like a real robbery - so much so that a passing member of the public decided that he should try and help.
'Fortunately, the director, Rad Brown, was on hand to reassure the brave man that they were just making a film.'
Mr Capel, who appeared as an actor in Broadchurch, added: 'We were so impressed by the community spirit of that person for checking to see if he could be of assistance.
CCTV shows 'postcode rivalry' murder gang with sword and knives
CCTV footage has emerged showing a gang brandishing weapons including a machete and a sword on the night they murdered a teenager in a "postcode rivalry" attack.The Metropolitan Police released the video after two men and three teenagers were convicted of setting upon 19-year-old Kamali Gabbidon-Lynck "like a pack of animals" in Wood Green, north London, in February.
HAVE - A - GO heroes armed with shovels have tackled a moped gang after a watch shop in west London was targeted in broad daylight. After the scuffle, the would- be robbers try to escape the scene - with one chased down as they made their way to nearby Grosvenor Street.
The gang smashed their way into stores using sledgehammers or concrete blocks before A robbery gang 's spree of smash-and-grab raids was brought to an end when the brave manager of a On 28 December, Parle and Gartland were arrested after they were seen trying to break into a Range
'It is obviously a very special place to live, in fact we were overwhelmed by the hospitality and co-operation afforded to us by the local community during our stay in the village.
'We would publicly like to extend our thanks to everyone for their patience and sincerely apologise to those that may have been inconvenienced by our arrival.'
He said that 'due to the nature of the scenes', the production company had pre-warned the police and approached all the households in the vicinity to let them know in advance.
Jonathan Moore, the owner of Winfrith Village Stores where the 'robbery' was staged, said: 'We were delighted to have had the opportunity to support the UK film industry and we had a lot of fun watching the all-too-realistic action take place in our shop.'
Perran, scheduled for release early next year, stars Willie Coppen, who previously appeared in 'Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi' and 'Willow'.
British man shot dead in Argentina robbery is named .
A British man shot dead during an armed robbery in Buenos Aires is understood to be Matthew Gibbard. Mr Gibbard, 50, was a businessman from Northamptonshire.During the robbery outside a luxury hotel in the Argentinian capital, a second British man - his 28-year-old stepson Stefan Zone - was injured after also being shot.The tourists were targeted by two men on a motorbike on Saturday morning in an attack caught on CCTV.Officials said the holidaymakers were shot in a struggle as they attempted to stop the robbers stealing their belongings.