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The Bill promises even more thrills and spills as it moves to its new weekly 9pm slot. And this first story certainly features some dramatic scenes…

Sergeant Callum Stone chases teenager Ollie Readshaw, who he thinks has assaulted another boy, Danny Sissoulu. They reach a busy road and Callum is trying to reason with Ollie but he runs right in front of a truck and is killed instantly.

Pc Ben Gayle sees Ollie’s death and now wonders: did Callum chase the boy to his death? A bigger question, though, is: was Ollie guilty of anything or just scared of the police?

DI Neil Manson talks to Ollie’s mum, Debbie, about the night Danny was attacked and she insists Ollie was with her. Neil’s sure she’s hiding something but isn’t sure what. Perhaps he’ll find out more from the victim’s family… Danny’s younger brother, Kip, was with him and is traumatised by the attack.

But gentle questioning by Neil and DC Grace Dasari eventually gets results. Kip tells them that he, Danny and their friend, Mo, were confronted by a man with a baby in the park where Danny was assaulted. That man is Craig Middleton, who has already been questioned as a witness. When the police question him again, though, they’re shocked by what he says…