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Phone app helps catch burglar in action

December 30, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
It was an unexpected sight for one woman when she logged onto a phone app to check on her dog.Instead of seeing her dog, she saw a burglar inside her bedroom, rummaging through her drawers and bed.

The app synchs up with the video camera on her computer.

"I'm assuming he's going through the obvious because my camera and my flip were out. So I guess he went for those first," said the victim.

The video led to the man's arrest. He apparently told police he didn't take anything, but the victim had the video to prove him wrong.

The dog was apparently hiding under the bed during the break-in.