Jeremy Vine shares video of 'porch pirate' stealing package from home

Jeremy Vine shares footage of ‘porch piratestealing Christmas present from his home after delivery driver hid it in the agreed ‘safe place

  • CCTV shows DHL driver hiding package in agreed spot at Jeremy Vine’s home
  • Maar 40 minutes later a thief sneaks into the front garden and steals the box
  • The presenter posted the footage on Twitter branding the man a ‘porch pirate
  • Viewers pointed out the suspected thief was walking past as the deliver driver hid the parcel
  • Jeremy Vine has shared shocking footage of the moment a thief stole a Christmas package from an agreed ‘safe placein front of his home.

    CCTV video shows a DHL driver drop off the parcel at the broadcaster’s Londen huis – but it is stolen just 42 minute later.

    Die BBC Radio 2 aanbieder, 55, tweeted a clip of the theft to his 770,000 followers on Monday, branding the man who pinched the Christmas presents a ‘porch pirate’.

    Vine has said Metropolitan Police officers have since been in touch about the alleged thief.

    In die beeldmateriaal, captured in the run up to Kersfees, a DHL delivery driver is seen leaving a package in an unlocked storage box at 11.25am.








    Jeremy Vine has shared shocking footage of the moment a brazen thief stole a package from in front of his London home just minutes after it was delivered

    Jeremy Vine has shared shocking footage of the moment a brazen thief stole a package from in front of his London home just minutes after it was delivered

    Vine tweeted: 'I got hit by a Porch Pirate a couple of days ago. By 1125 the @dhlexpressuk guy leaves a delivery in an agreed place; by 1207 the Pirate appears'

    Vine tweeted: ‘I got hit by a Porch Pirate a couple of days ago. By 1125 the @dhlexpressuk guy leaves a delivery in an agreed place; by 1207 the Pirate appears

    Net 42 minute later, the video shows a man covered with a black hood cycle up to his house, park his bike and walk in through the front gate.

    The thief heads straight for the storage box to pinch the package before quickly making off down the road.

    Om belediging by beserings te lewer, the thief knocks on the door to see if anyone is home before heading off with the package in his hand.

    Vine tweeted: ‘I got hit by a Porch Pirate a couple of days ago. By 1125 the @dhlexpressuk guy leaves a delivery in an agreed place; by 1207 the Pirate appears.

    He then asks followers how the ‘porch pirateknew so quickly where to look for the package to make for a smooth getaway.

    ‘Is he following the van around? He knew exactly where to go,’ Vine added. ‘Parcel stolen, box found ripped open 100yds away by kind neighbour.

    The question provoked a response from sharp-eyed viewers, with some pointing out that the alleged thief had walked past the property as the delivery driver was hiding the parcel.

    Sharp-eyed viewers of the CCTV footage pointed out that the alleged thief had walked past the property as the delivery driver was hiding the parcel

    Sharp-eyed viewers of the CCTV footage pointed out that the alleged thief had walked past the property as the delivery driver was hiding the parcel

    Om belediging by beserings te lewer, the thief knocks on the door to see if anyone is home before heading off with the package in his hand

    Om belediging by beserings te lewer, the thief knocks on the door to see if anyone is home before heading off with the package in his hand

    Vine tweeted: 'I've now worked out EXACTLY how the 'Porch Pirate' struck my family in Christmas week ... and okay, lesson learned, that's the last time I nominate a large open box as my safe place'

    Vine tweeted: ‘I’ve now worked out EXACTLY how the ‘Porch Piratestruck my family in Christmas weekand okay, lesson learned, that’s the last time I nominate a large open box as my safe place

    ‘Great spot! The Pirate is in the first clip toonow it makes total sense,’ Jeremy wrote, adding that it was probablythe last time I nominate a large open box as my safe place’.

    MailOnline have contacted the Met Police for comment.

    Fans were shocked to see such a brazen act.

    ‘I can’t believe what I’m watching! The absolute cheek of it! And to knock on your door and pose as the delivery guy,’ one fan wrote on Twitter.

    Vine has already had some unwanted visitors to his home this year, after the broadcaster reported anti-vaxxers turning up at his front door in October

    Vine has already had some unwanted visitors to his home this year, after the broadcaster reported anti-vaxxers turning up at his front door in October

    Nog een het bygevoeg: ‘Don’t understand why he bothered knocking. May as well have just legged it.

    En 'n derde lewer kommentaar: ‘Looking at fact that he walked past first they cycled back and was confused by brakes says to me that he stole the bike too.

    Vine has already had some unwanted visitors to his home this year, after the broadcaster reported anti-vaxxers turning up at his front door in October.

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