A former burglar has joined forces with West Midlands Police to help keep students safe. In a hard hitting film, he speaks about his past offending and why he deliberately targeted student homes. It will be shown at local universities.
It is part of the force's effort to drive down burglary and will be shown at universities in Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton.
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