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Two thieves caught on Durham home surveillance video

Posted July 1, 2014

Home video captured two men stealing valuables from a home on South Mineral Springs Road in Durham on June 16. (Source: Durham County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)

— Sheriff's deputies are hoping home surveillance video will help them capture two men wanted in connection with a break-in and burglary at a Durham home.

The video captured two men stealing valuables from a home in the 800 block of South Mineral Springs Road around 10:50 a.m. on June 16.

Two dogs were inside the home at the time, the video shows. One man has a shovel and appears to hold it up to keep the dogs away. Another man is carrying a television out the side door of a family room.

The dogs were not harmed, the sheriff's office said.

Anyone with information that can help investigators is asked to contact the Durham County Sheriff's Office at 919-560-0880 or Durham Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.


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  • Enoch Jaredsson Jul 1, 2014

    Looks like they need new dogs too.

  • dsdaughtry Jul 1, 2014

    these individuals should be additionally charged with Cruelty to animals. They did cause or procure torment by wielding a shovel to threaten the dogs. Additionally, they did not secure the door behind them that would have allowed the dogs to be kept in a secured area. I hope they catch these criminals.

  • Forthe Newssite Jul 1, 2014

    posting the video might do more good than just one photo. Put it on facebook too, someone knows them

    Glad they didn't hurt the dogs.

  • iopsyc Jul 1, 2014

    View quoted thread

    There are links to the video as posted on the Durham Police Facebook page.

  • Forthe Newssite Jul 1, 2014

    View quoted thread


  • thx1138 Jul 1, 2014

    Did they also use the shovel to pry the door open?

  • Itsmyopinion67 Jul 1, 2014

    Did they tunnel in to the house?

  • I-Defy Jul 2, 2014

    Posting the pic of the video takes some pressure off of WRAL, now they dont have to give a vague description of "t-shirt and blue jeans" like they always do