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OU on the BBC: Our Crime - Robbed

Updated Thursday, 29th March 2012

The consequences of teenage robbing sprees that spiraled out of control are the focus of the first episode of a hard-hitting BBC/OU co-production on youth crime.

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Our Crime robbed image Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: BBC Being robbed at gunpoint is the stuff of nightmares, but how does the victim cope when the finger on the trigger belongs to a 13-year-old?

This film explores the consequences of teenage robbing sprees that spiralled out of control, causing fear, trauma and even the loss of a life.

Following the perpetrator's online trail of MSN messages, YouTube uploads and boasting on social networks, it documents the experience of the victims targeted during three very different street robberies and explores their and their families' attempts to come to terms with the aftermath of terrifying attacks.

Our Crime: Robbed is first shown on BBC Three, Monday 2nd April, 2012. Visit bbc.co.uk to see more programme schedules.

To explore other episodes in the series, and join the debate on youth crime and other criminal issues, vist Our Crime.

 

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