A pilot project in which victims come face-to-face with offenders could be rolled out to other parts of the region. Victims who took part in an 8-month long trial in Birmingham have praised the scheme, one of which is Linda Womwell.
She came home to find she had been burgled, she says thanks to the scheme she has her confidence back and made her feel safer.
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