Caught Red Handed
Sunday, 7pm, CI When police and the public lock brains, it can spell curtains for criminals. This new British series, which has access to undercover police operations, reveals how offenders get caught in the act through the use of hidden cameras, stake-outs and sometimes less orthodox methods. There’s a couple who hide all night in their confectionary shop to catch a thief, and a father who waits in a wardrobe to catch a carer stealing from his disabled son. These cases are not re-enactments — they’re actual footage of stings produced in court. supposed to take only two days but after some hair-raising incidents ends up taking six. The beauty of the jungle, the ingenuity of the engineering and the villagers’ enthusiasm more than compensate. 82nd floor of the World Trade Centre’s north tower when it was hit. He managed to walk down to the 22nd floor but then the stairwell began to shake. He rolled himself into a ball and the next thing he knew it was three hours later and he was stuck on top of a pile of mangled steel seven floors up but under a clear blue sky. Two firefighters, Mike Morabito and Mike Lyons, had been ordered to stop searching but they disobeyed — and found Buzzelli with just a busted ankle. Rumours of his survival circulated but were dismissed as impossible — until now. Tonight’s program pieces together what happened from interviews with witnesses and home videos. As Buzzelli’s wife, Louise, says: unbelievable.