A former burglar has taken part in a video with West Midlands Police to help keep students safe.
The film is part of 'Letters of the Law', an initiative giving the public an insight into wider police work.
The ex-burglar, Chris, was released from prison in August having been sentenced to 15 months for his role in 33 burglaries in Selly Oak, an area where lots of students live in rented accommodation.
Chris openly admits that he never once thought of his victims.
Video courtesy of West Midlands Police via YouTube.
More top news
It's Black Friday, the day after US Thanksgiving, when traditionally stores begin the Christmas push. Martin Lewis has the lowdown.
Cricket stars, celebrities and fans have joined a social media campaign paying tribute to Phil Hughes by leaving their cricket bats out.
It will be a breezy, but still a rather cloudy day across the region with intermittent drizzle possible.