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Thief Caught On Video By Security Camera He Was Vandalizing Reveals a Tactic You Should Know About

"He’s taking the camera out so next time he comes back it’ll be gone," writes a viewer of the video.

A man with his face disguised is seen coming up a driveway toward a home in the middle of the night. The man has his face covered to hide his identity, but his eyes can be clearly seen. Pulling out a long metal rod that appears to be a nail-puller, he reaches up and repeatedly smashes the security camera from which the video is being filmed. It's instructive to watch the video below to see what happens during the episode, particularly if you have a security camera or have ever thought of getting one.


This video was posted to TikTok by user @losangelesring.

The video brings up a point about the importance of security cameras. Fortunately, many wireless home security cameras are available for homeowners interested in beefing up protection of their property. They sell for a broad price range, from around $20 to $500 depending on a buyer's interests and needs.

Check out this review of the Heimvison Assure B1 Security Camera System, for one example.

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We also found a helpful guide to some of the best models on the marketplace.

"We've done the work for you,” explains Tom's Guide, "testing dozens of cameras and evaluating them for such things as ease of use, features, image quality, and the cost of cloud storage for recorded videos."

"The best home security cameras help you provide peace of mind by monitoring your home day and night, inside and out, and sending you an alert when they detect an intruder,” continues the article. "These smart security cameras automatically send video to your smartphone, so you can see what's happening in real time, wherever you are. Home security cameras have night vision and automatic motion-activated recording, and some even have built-in speakers, so you can talk with whoever you see, or sound an alarm."

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