Busted! Hampton home break-in suspect caught on camera, quickly arrested

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Police say an in-home surveillance system helped investigators make a quick arrest in a Hampton home burglary.

The suspect was quite surprised when the homeowner spoke through the camera, Hampton police said in a post on their Facebook page.

“Great security cameras really make our job easy!” the post reads.

The police division said in a comment on the post that their investigators often solve cases within hours of the crime and have a clearance rate that is higher than the national average.

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