By Leon Symons, May 21, 2010
A teenage boy whose family were being robbed at gunpoint alerted neighbours by texting them while his hands were handcuffed behind his back.
The 16-year-old managed to slip his mobile phone from his pocket and type the words: "Call police to my house - we are being robbed."
He even managed to dial the neighbour's number so his mother could lie next to him and whisper into the mouthpiece.
Four men had burst in to the house in Hendon, north west London, on a Saturday night in April, armed with two guns and a screwdriver.