Porch pirate ‘father’ caught on CCTV telling CHILD to steal parcels from outside homes

A man was caught on camera appearing to encourage a young child to steal parcels from outside peoples’ homes. 

Astonishing CCTV footage shows the man apparently getting the little boy to take packages from outside homes in a street in Hounslow, West London.

The pair could be seen with another boy walking along the street at around 2pm on Wednesday.

A man was caught on camera appearing to encourage a young child to steal parcels from outside peoples' homes

A man was caught on camera appearing to encourage a young child to steal parcels from outside peoples’ homes

Astonishing CCTV footage shows the man apparently getting the little boy to take packages from outside homes in a street in Hounslow, West London

Astonishing CCTV footage shows the man apparently getting the little boy to take packages from outside homes in a street in Hounslow, West London

In the video, which was filmed from a camera fitted to the target home, the man pointed at it and then gestured for the boy to grab a parcel sitting outside.

The boy then ran off to the front door to take the small brown box. 

A separate clip filmed at a different home at around 3.30pm then showed the man appearing to direct the boy again. 

The boy then ran off to the front door to take the small brown box

The boy then ran off to the front door to take the small brown box 

A separate clip filmed at a different home at around 3.30pm then showed the man appearing to direct the boy again

A separate clip filmed at a different home at around 3.30pm then showed the man appearing to direct the boy again

A separate clip filmed at a different home at around 3.30pm then showed the man appearing to direct the boy again

He this time returned with a small red package.

The clips have been shared on social media and have been watched more than 66,000 times.

According to the person who shared the video, the man is allegedly the father of the two boys.

The Metropolitan Police have been approached for comment.  

He this time returned with a small red package. The clips have been shared on social media and have been watched more than 66,000 times

He this time returned with a small red package. The clips have been shared on social media and have been watched more than 66,000 times

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