This moment a BBC journalist’s bag is stolen during a live broadcast about Storm Ciaran – and fans say viewers “never knew” as he continues to speak on camera

  • Harry Low was reporting from Mortlake last night when his bag was stolen

This is the shocking moment a BBC journalist had his bag snatched live on television.

Harry Low reported from Mortlake in Richmond last night about Storm Ciaran and the problems it had caused for the local community.

Mr Low posted the clip on

However, viewers praised Mr Low for his professionalism and commented that viewers would never have known as he carried on unfazed.

Mr Low reported in Mortlake last night

His bag was stolen right in front of him while he was live on air

Harry Low was reporting on Storm Ciaran from Mortlake in Richmond last night when his bag was stolen live on air

In the clip shared with

“We see vehicle recovery vehicles going back and forth and there is a lot of mud on the ground.”

“The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert along the River Thames stretching from Putney Bridge down to Hampton and Thames Ditton to warn of flooding and avoid low lying footpaths.”

When the camera then switches back to Mr Low after a pre-recorded clip with a member of the public, his shock and confusion is clearly visible.

Although viewers cannot see it, it is understood that Mr Low’s belongings have just been taken.

After a long pause, he intervenes again and informs the audience: “The storm on Ciaran is on the way.” A yellow weather warning is in effect from Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Janice Dean

Janice Dean is a WSTPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Janice Dean joined WSTPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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