Witness Intimidation Revealed: Stitches for Snitches

Livvy Haydock explores the dark world of witness intimidation and finds a sophisticated and highly effective system of menacing violence amplified and driven by social media.

Knife and gun crime is on the rise – prosecutions are falling. Key witnesses are terrified of giving evidence – with good reason. Livvy Haydock explores the dark world of witness intimidation and finds a sophisticated and highly effective system of menacing violence amplified and driven by social media. She meets the gangsters who threaten families of witnesses who paid the price of telling the truth in court.

Reporter: Livvy Haydock
Producer/ Director: Richard Butchins
Assistant Producer: Balinder Bhogal
Executive Producer: David Henshaw