Police launch review over 'Benefits Street' footage

Police have launched a review of footage captured by TV documentary Benefits Street following complaints about possible criminal activity caught on camera.

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Report: Birmingham's Benefits Street is selfie attraction

Fans of the Channel 4 documentary series Benefits Street have turned the Birmingham street into a tourist attraction.

An image from the Channel 4 series Benefits Street Credit: Channel 4

The Birmingham Mail reported that people have been taking selfies next to the James Turner Street sign and uploading them to Twitter and Facebook.

Channel 4 have been accused of "stirring up hatred" through their controversial programme Benefits Street and thousands have signed a petition against the show.

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