They were two of Tayside’s most notorious crimes.
Police and crime campaigners have spoken of their sadness and disappointment after the BBC confirmed it is to drop Crimewatch after more than three decades.
Nick Ross, the first presenter of Crimewatch, has welcomed its axing – saying that the BBC show “ran out of puff”.
The BBC has said it is calling time on Crimewatch after 33 years of being a staple on the schedules.
The BBC is to drop Crimewatch after more than three decades.
A notorious jewel thief whose "prolific" campaign of raids was only stopped after he appeared on Crimewatch was today jailed after stealing rings worth £40,000 from a Dundee jeweller.