WESTCHESTER, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- An attempted burglar was recorded on surveillance video after he broke into a home in Westchester that had been tented for termite fumigation.
According to timestamps on the footage, which was provided to ABC7 by the homeowners, the incident occurred shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday.
Video from outside the home shows the bearded suspect, wearing a baseball cap and sagging pants, approaching a glass door. Moments later, he is seen inside the residence with a flashlight, opening a desk drawer and searching under a mattress in the master bedroom.
The homeowners said they thought they had taken all necessary precautions - locking doors and windows, alerting local law enforcement -- while having their home fumigated.
Fortunately, the residents said, nothing was stolen in the incident.
VIDEO: Attempted burglar rummages through Westchester home tented for fumigation
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