Webcam Thwarts Robbery In Brazil

from the don't-go-too-far... dept

If you thought webcams were just useful for seeing friends online, think again. A woman in Brazil (where webcams are amazingly popular, apparently) had an

armed robbery broken up thanks to her webcam. She was chatting with a friend when two armed men broke into her apartment. The friend at the other end of the webcam saw what was happening and called a relative in the same town to phone the police. The police then got there in time to arrest the surprised robbers in the process.

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