IPhone app: Dallas man in Conn. sees home burglary
DALLAS (AP) - An iPhone application helped a Dallas man visiting
relatives in Connecticut watch as two burglars broke into his home.
Vincent Hunter told WFAA-TV that he called 911 at the same time
his home security system also contacted authorities.
Hunter says "we could see it unfolding."
Hunter says an iCam app, which he bought for less than $5, sent
him a text message Friday afternoon alerting him that motion
detectors sensed movement in his supposedly empty residence.
Hunter, who has webcams in his home, watched as two men tried to
break into the place. They eventually threw a brick through a glass
door. The webcams, minutes later, showed two police officers
entering the house.
Both suspects remain at large.
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