Surveillance cameras catch burglar breaking into home

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PHOENIX -- A Valley family installed surveillance cameras and only hours later they caught a burglar breaking into their home.


More homeownes buying security video to catch crooks -'s Mike Watkiss reports when it comes to break-ins, homeowners are beginning to take matters into their own hands.

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The burglar broke into the Akin family's home near 12th Street and Greenway Friday night.

The family was able to catch several images of the suspect thanks to their surveillance cameras.

The man used a concrete bunny to bust through a window.

Police believe the same man robbed a neighbor the same night.

Anyone with information on the suspect or this crime is urged to call Phoenix police.