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Eugene Police Using a Cat Cam to Catch a Cat Burglar

The Eugene Police Department would like your help catching a cat burglar whose exploits were caught on a cat cam.

More precisely, EPD is seeking an armed robber who broke into a house near the University of Oregon. The robber was filmed by a camera set up by a cat sitter to record the cats he was caring for while the owners were away. 

In the first video, if you look fast, you will see one of the kitties in question, as well as the burglar. In the second you just see the guy turning off the camera. If you can ID the robber, the Eugene police would like you to give them a call at 541.682.5573

(The full press release is below.)

 

Video one

Kitty (not a suspect)

Actual suspect

 

Video two (aka dude turns off the camera)

Here is the full (short) press release from EPD:

Detectives looking for information in Burglary (Video footage)

Last week, Property Crimes detectives received information and video of a burglary that happened on Sunset Drive, near the University of Oregon campus, directly to the east. The incident happened on the second story of a two-level residence and was captured on video, after a person house-sitting for the owner set-up a camera to watch the cats while the owners were away.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U69gyEMy1Uw&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMZm79quoQ0&feature=youtu.be

If anyone has information about the armed suspect in this video, please contact detectives at 541.682.5573

Update: Can you still call them cat burglars if they aren't stealth? They have arrested two people in connection with the crime.