[Video] Man Rings Woman’s Doorbell — Luckily, Camera Catches His Hands Before She Opens Door

Posted On : 12/05/2017

DETROIT, MICHIGAN — After watching this video, it’s apparent everyone should invest in some type of doorbell camera device. This woman’s convenience just proved itself to be a necessity.

Note: While this is the season for heightened charity and kindness, it’s also a time for heightened criminal activity. Although it’s a joyous holiday celebration, remember there are people out here who could care less … literally.

Detroit police were on the search for a man who casually walked up to the doorstep of house on the 20200 block of Asbury Park around 1:34 a.m., Saturday, December 2, according to Fox 2 Detroit. It was near 8 Mile and Greenfield roads.

The source reports the woman’s home security video of the man’s attempted crime.

As he stood at the woman’s doorstep, he was armed with what looks to have been a modified, semi-automatic weapon.

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Suspect caught by doorbell camera.

Fortunately, while the suspect waited for someone to come to the door, he was captured on camera holding the firearm.

Maybe the situation dawned on him. But after filmed moments, the man attempted to cover his face and run off the porch.

Likewise, there was another unknown male wearing dark clothing waiting for him in the distance.

WARNING: The following videos contain real events which some viewers may find disturbing. Discretion is advised.

As you can see from the following report, an extended video shows him running away with the accomplice.


According to the source, they both fled on foot down Trojan Avenue.

Police authorities state the homeowners had no clue who the suspects were. But, after being identified, police noted the main suspect as a previous felon with armed robbery and other crimes on his record.

On Monday, December 4, officers from the 8th Precinct found the man around 3:30 p.m., on the 19000 block of Prevost.

He was arrested without incident on “possession of a firearm,” as reports Fox 2 Detroit. However, unfortunately, the man’s accomplice still remains at large.

Note: It’s important to be careful out here. Don’t let the holiday atmosphere fool you. While we’re not advising you to practice fear, it’s very wise to apply caution.

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[Featured Photo via Fox 2 Detroit / Facebook]

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