THE number of crimes carried out by moped riders has soared and ITV’s Moped Muggers: Caught on Camera features some of the people caught up in the drama.
Here’s everything you need to know about when it airs and what else will feature in the programme…
When is Moped Muggers: Caught on Camera on ITV?
Moped Muggers: Caught on Camera will air TONIGHT (Tuesday, September 18, 2018) at 9pm on ITV.
If you miss it or are busy watching any of the other shows, it will be available to catch up on the ITV Hub after it airs.
What is it about?
Moped Muggings: Caught on Camera will include some of the most shocking footage of crimes on two wheels.
After the news that the number of crimes carried out by moped riders has soared, this programme will feature not only the people caught up in the drama – but watch it unfold.
Featuring a courier brutally attacked for his bike, a jeweller who fought back against thieves riding a moped, plus astonishing video of police pursuits.
The show also offers insights from former officers and moped crime experts, including advice on how to avoid becoming a victim.
What's on TV?
How many crimes have there been in the capital so far?
In July 2018, it was revealed that London saw 16,000 moped attacks in 2017 while scooter-related crime is up 1,000 per cent in three years across the UK.
Motorcycles have been used in crimes such as phone snatches, gem store raids and acid attacks.
Authorities believe the surge in moped-related robberies could be driven by an increase in the value of smartphone parts.
This week, The Sun exclusively revealed dramatic video of a man and his date attempting to fight back two knife-wielding moped muggers who tried to rip a necklace from the woman’s throat.