Woman confronts alleged porch pirate

A Lakewood, Colorado, woman saw the suspect on her home surveillance video grabbing a package from her front porch and chased her down.
2:03 | 12/26/18

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Now turning now to a porch pirate caught on camera who messed with the wrong homeowner. Clayton Sandell is in Denver, Colorado, with what happened when a woman spotted a thief running off with her package. Clayton, good morning. Reporter: Good morning, whit. Pretty remarkable video. Renee first saw that porch pirate on her doorbell camera, when the thief moved in thee took things into her own hands. They've become the scourge of the holiday season, pesky porch pirates intent on ruining Christmas. One woman has decided to take matters into her own hands. I looked at my ring videos and saw what happened. Reporter: Renee confronting the brazen pirate. I thought, no way is this happening to me. Give it. I'm going to Call the police. I've got you on camera. Give me the thing. Now. I'm chasing you. Leave me alone, lady I didn't take anything. Yes, you did. Throw it down. I would have ran for as many miles -- Reporter: With nearly 10% of the population falling victim to the crime pirate avengers like Robert lynch are becoming more common. Lynch filled an Amazon package with kitty litter and left it on his doorstep. Soon after a porch pirate attacked and caught it on his home security camera. When I first saw it, I couldn't believe that somebody 0 Bo take that but then I laughed about it. If I was on the bus and sitting by that person and she opened this box or he opened the box, the smell was unbelievable. Now, this is not exactly the kind of response police say they want to encourage. They say instead of picking up your phone to shoot video pick it up and call the cops. Interesting thing to hear about the whole kitty litter gig. I didn't realize that was dirty kitty litter. I house it was kitty litter. I can get behind that move. You can? Yes. As a cat owner it feels a little cruel.

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