Woman stealing package from porch caught on cameraUPDATED 10:26 AM HST Dec 27, 2013Video Transcript
SEASON LONG, AND A LOCAL MAN SAYS IT HAPPENED TO HIM. A BOLD THIEF SWIPED A PACKAGE RIGHT OFF HIS FRONT PORCH. BUT LUCKILY - THE WHOLE THING WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA. KOAT ACTION 7 NEWS REPORTER ANNA VELASQUEZ IS LIVE WITH DETAILS. THE VIDEO YOU'RE ABOUT TO SEE IS ENOUGH TO MAKE YOU MAD. IT'S OBVIOUS THE THIEF WAS WATCHING THE UPS DELIVERY MAN BECAUSE SHE STOLE THE PACKAGE JUST TWO MINUTES AFTER THE DRIVER DROPPED IT OFF. 3:24 MONDAY AFTERNOON. A UPS DELIVERY MAN SETS A PACKAGE ON THE FRONT PORCH OF A HOME, RINGS THE BELL, THEN GOES ON TO CONTINUE HIS ROUTE. TWO MINUTES LATER - THIS WOMAN SNEAKS UP THE LONG WALKWAY - STEALS IT - AND RUNS. :08 it's disgusting THE HOMEOWNER TELLS ME IT WAS AN ORDER FROM AMAZON, AND THE BOX CONTAINED CHRISTMAS PRESENTS. HE CAN'T BELIEVE THIS WOMAN HAD THE AUDACITY TO JUST WALK OFF WITH THE PACKAGE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY. WE DIDN'T HAVE TO GO FAR TO FIND OTHERS WHO SHARE THE SAME SENTIMENT. :57 nothing worse than a thief :00 :06 that's very bad. I don't think people should touch nothing that's not theirs. 1:07 when they know you're not home, when they know you're guard is down, and they take something from you, because it's better to do that for them than to actually get a job and that's what bothers me the most :20 this case illustrates the importance of surveillance cameras. The homeowner has turned over this footage to police, so they can try to catch her SO TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT THE THIEF IN THE BEIGE BOOTS. SHE HAS A THIN BUILD, PALE COMPLEXION, AND HER STRAIGHT BROWN HAIR IS CUT IN A BOB. IF SEE LOOKS FAMILIAR, OR IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION, POLICE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU. DURING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON UNFORTUNATELY, POLICE HAVE BEEN GETTING LOTS OF REPORTS JUST LIKE THAT. IF YOU HAVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE WOMAN WE JUST SHOWED YOU - CALL CRIMESTOPPERS AT 843-STOP. POLICE SAY TO SAFEGUARD YOURSELF... YOU CAN USE AN ALTERNATE ADDRESS WHERE SOMEONE YOU TRUST CAN RECEIVE YOUR PACKAGE; OR SIGN UP FOR EMAIL ALERTS FROM THE DELIVERY SERVICE, SO YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHEN IT WILL BE DELIVERED.