A shopkeeper in Hyde, England, uses a Super Soaker water gun to defend his store from shoplifting teens. "I think the kids are quite shocked when I use the water pistol,” said Joe Chesworth, who runs e-cigarette shop Just Vapours.
A drug addict posed as a high-ranking ISIS commander armed with a suicide vest during a series of bank robberies.
Michael Thorpe, 39, strapped a fake homemade 'bomb' to his chest, carried an imitation firearm and even wore a burka during his terrifying crime spree.
The crude device, which consisted of three spray cans and an LCD screen duct-taped to the front with 'TNT' written on the front, left staff fearing for their lives.
Thorpe, from Wythenshawe, Manchester, told bank workers he was a "high commander of ISIS" who was prepared to detonate a suicide bomb.
In his first robbery, he handed staff a note which read: "I am standing in front of you with a bomb aimed at you with a trigger in my right hand.
"I am a controlled worker working for ISIS. You have 60 seconds until you die. Ishalla."
'Ishalla' was a misspelling of the Arabic phrase 'inshallah' which means 'if God wills it'.
One brave worker saw through Thorpe's crude setup and screwed up a threatening note telling him to "get lost", the Manchester Evening News reports .
Juan Tavares Mora was arrested for drunk driving after plowing through the window of a 7-Eleven on Lowell Street, Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Thieves loot a cancer doctor's £1.4 million mansion in Chislehurst in London, as his daughter and her grandfather were hold hostage whilst his 12 year old son hid upstairs
An overloaded electric-tricycle rolled over while running the red light at a crossroad in Jurong City, southern China, and tossed out all five passengers on board. Three of them were injured with one severely wounded. All three have been treated in the hospital.
When a man was sawing a barrel of oil, he suddenly deflagrated and his left leg was blown off on the spot.
At the time of the incident, he was using tools to cut the oil drums. He only listened to the loud noise of the "bang." The oil barrel suddenly exploded. Anhuai Li was immediately slammed into the ground by a huge shock wave. His legs were bloody and direct. The most tragic was that His left lower limb has been blown off. When the nearby villagers heard the explosion, they hurried to the scene and quickly called for help.
Emergency personnel arrived and sent it to the hospital for rescue. After more than a dozen hours of surgery, Anwari's left leg has been attached. As to why the oil barrel exploded, some speculated that it may be oil that remains in the barrel and was ignited after it met Mars. At present, the exact cause of the accident is still under investigation.
Surveillance camera captures the terrifying moment a house explodes after a car crashed into it and hit a gas line. Five people including two police officers were injured
Witnesses told police the three men were possibly tampering with another vehicle when the victim confronted them and chased them.
This shocking footage shows a car driven by a US diplomat hitting a motorbike in Pakistan - killing one of the riders.
Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador as part of its investigation into the fatal crash in the capital Islamabad and a statement from the US embassy said it was cooperating.
Security camera footage handed to the media by Islamabad police shows a white car hitting a motorbike at an intersection, and the bikers flying into the air and hitting the pavement.
The country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement it had called in US Ambassador David Hale to lodge a complaint over "the tragic death of the motorcyclist and serious injury to the co-rider in the traffic accident yesterday that involved a US diplomat".
This is the horrifying moment a man was chased and attacked by two men in London's Trafalgar Square - before dying six months later in hospital.
Desmond O'Beirne, 51, from Westminster, was set upon by two men at 12.30am on June 3 last year and he died from his injuries after months fighting for life.
He had never regained consciousness.
Metropolitan Police detectives investigating the assault at the popular tourist spot have released CCTV footage of the incident and also offered a £20,000 reward for information which leads to a conviction.
Police fear that the fact the assault happened less than 24 hours before the London Bridge terror attack means some witnesses may not have come forward.
The footage shows Mr O'Beirne try to run away before he is punched in the head from behind and he falls to the ground.
A second attacker then kicks him in the chest before both men leave the scene. Stunned onlookers soon come to the victim's aide.
This is the shocking moment a young girl is pinned down by a glass door at a lobby in southeast China.
The six-year-old girl was spitting blood when a 110lbs glass door collapsed and fell on top of her when she tried to open.
She suffered a fracture in the skull but now in a stable condition. Initial police investigation suggested a metal hinge had gone missing before the incident happened.
Chinese boy gets trapped under treadmill after playing with a huge bouncy ball behind the machine. The boy got his hand stuck in a glass door for more than 10 minutes. Firefighters come to free the boy later on.
A small boy was left needing stitches across his face after the glass door of an 'Apple Store' in China exploded all over him.
Frightening CCTV footage shows the moment the youngster was showered with hundreds of shards of glass.
The tot was playing with another boy by pushing the sliding glass door outside what appears to be an Apple Store in a shopping mall in Chengdu, China.
But when they push the door in one direction it suddenly breaks into thousands of tiny pieces.
This is the shocking moment a man ploughs his Peugeot 207 into a parked car before calmly walking away and pretending it had been stolen.
Video captured the moment James Baker, 24, appears to lose control of the car in Barcroft Street, Cleethorpes, after hitting another vehicle.
It slams into a car parked on the street, sending wreckage and smoke flying into the air.
Baker's car, which he described as his "pride and joy", is sent back out across the street by the force of the crash .
A 19-year-old girl was arrested by police after killing a homeless man with at least 17 stab wounds during a fight in Brazil.
The fight started after an argument involving 3 men and 1 woman. You can see the victim being pulled out of the bakery by force and being stabbed at least 17 times.
After the murder, the woman and 2 men who assisted, fled. However, the author of the murder was captured.
Hillsborough County Deputies are looking for a man who punched a stranger twice with brass knuckles, then left the scene.
On March 31 at about 2:51 p.m., a man approached a Hillsborough County home and rang the door bell.
As the victim answered, two dogs ran out of the house.
The suspect told the homeowner he was trying to find someone who didn't live there.
While he was trying to retrieve the dogs, the suspect used brass knuckles and punched the man twice in the face and left the scene as a passenger in a silver small four door vehicle.
The suspect is described as a black male with a light complexion. He is about 6'1" 200 lbs., with a muscular build and a tattoo on his right bicep.
He was last seen wearing a blue baseball hat, blue t-shirt and light blue jeans and blue athletic shoes carrying brass knuckles.
This is the moment a driver fled a toll booth in India without paying and then rammed a worker, tossing him into the air.
The incident, which was captured on security cameras, took place in Thane, India, on April 2.
The police later arrested a local businessmen, Vinod Shyamji, who was driving the car.
An 80-year-old man was saved from an armed mugger by his older brother. A surveillance camera in Indianapolis caught the incident.
The suspect, in a grey hood, accosts the 80-year-old, who uses a cane to get around. Suddenly, out of nowhere, the victim's 85-year-old brother rushes in, whacking the mugger with a wrench. The suspect, holding a gun, runs away. The brothers walked off together.
A split-second decision to slap an inmate's food tray out of his hands will cost a Denver sheriff's deputy 30 days of pay.
Darrell Jordan, a veteran of the department since 1996, will begin his 30-day suspension on April 25. The incident from Nov. 9 was captured on jail video.
It shows Jordan pushing the tray out of the inmate's hands, causing food to spill on the inmate and the cafeteria floor. It started after Jordan told the inmate he grabbed the wrong coffee cup in the breakfast line.
A careless driver stopped in the middle of a busy motorway causing multiple vehicles to crash after missing an exit.
Dramatic footage has emerged after the motorist's actions caused havoc when they suddenly pressed the brakes, police in Huzhou City in East China's Zhejiang Province said.
Two lorries crashed in succession - the first toppling onto its side completely after swerving wildly to avoid hitting the white saloon car.
The other lorry's driver also slams on the brakes to avoid a crash and ends up skidding in the middle of the motorway as the white car casually cuts across the highway.
Location - China
The incident, which left the victim needing two blood transfusions and an operation, was captured by CCTV cameras at Mystique Hair and Beauty in Oxton Road, Birkenhead.
Location - Shanghai
A brazen thief snatches a mobile phone from the hands of a toddler in this shocking CCTV.
The cruel theft happened at the young boy played with the device while sitting on a motorbike.
It happened outside the boy's home in Bien Hoa City, Vietnam, where he had been given the phone to play with on Tuesday.
The thief, wearing a grey top and white baseball cap, can be seen strolling past when he notices that the young boy has the phone.
An evil killer who abducted, raped and murdered an 11-year-old girl may dodge the death penalty after a change in Florida law.
Chilling CCTV footage captured the moment Joseph Smith, then aged 37, snatched Carlie Brucia outside a carwarsh as she walked home from school in 2004.
He was arrested but initially refused to admit what he'd done to police.
Fortunately, Smith had confessed to someone else and heartbroken officers found the schoolgirl's body in woodland behind a church in the city of Sarasota.
She had been raped and murdered.
A brazen 'shoplifter' was caught on camera casually walking out of a store with an armful of Adidas clothing worth hundreds of pounds.
He began running once he left and reportedly fled in a getaway car that was waiting for him outside - and it's alleged he did the same thing three days earlier.
The latest incident took place at The Original Factory Shop at Meridian Point, Cleethorpes, and it is thought he stole more than £400 worth of goods.
He apparently grabbed a whole rail of Adidas clothing, the Grimsby Telegraph reports.
Store Manager Ian Whitwham says that the value of the goods stolen during the two incidents was about £1,000, as the most expensive clothing that they had for sale at the store was targeted.
A hooded man walked into a packed bar and threw paint over unsuspecting staff and customers leaving the punters drenched.
Around 40 people were waiting for a quiz to start when he hurled the emulsion at them on Tuesday night.
Meanwhile, a second man stood outside and threw red paint at the front of the building, before both fled in a red van.
Police confirmed they were called to The Venue, in Lymm, Cheshire, at around 8.25pm and the bizarre incident was captured on CCTV .
Bar owner Emily Clare posted the footage and photos of the aftermath and clean up on Facebook.
The collapse of a crane sent construction workers running for their lives in a Florida city on Thursday, nearly striking a man as it toppled over.
St. Petersburg Police Department said in a tweet with the video that no one was injured and that the construction site at the new police headquarters didn't suffer major damage.
The police video captured by surveillance cameras shows the dramatic moments as the giant crane tipped over, sending two workers below sprinting away. The crane narrowly missed a worker who was trying to flee as it crashed to the ground, sending roiling clouds of dust over the construction site. The video shows at least eight workers running for their lives.
The Tampa Bay Times reports the crane was carrying a scissor lift weighing about 1,000 pounds (453 kilograms). A worker told the newspaper that an operator who was inside the crane when it collapsed "limped away" after it fell.
This is the incredible moment quick-thinking onlookers saved a baby boy who almost suffocated from pressing onto the floor by his ill mother in southeast China.
The mother, surnamed Hu, suddenly collapsed when she was taking a walk with her six-month-old baby at a hospital. She dropped her son on the floor and pressed onto him unconsciously.
Nearby onlookers and security guards rushed to pull the baby up and freed him from suffocation. Ms Hu and the baby did not sustain any injuries, reported KanKanNews.