Home Invasion Caught on Surveillance Video

The Texas woman who was caught on surveillance video sleeping while an intruder broke in through a window speaks out.
1:57 | 10/25/16

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frmthsdz and we are back now with that scary home invasion caught on surveillance tape. ABC's Diane Macedo here with that story. Good morning, Diane. George, good morning. This might be the most terrifying example of life imitating art. The woman says she fell asleep watching the show "A stwrapger in my home" and the next thing she knows there is a stranger in her home with one hand on her mouth and the other on her throat and maybe the worst part of it is he's still out there. It's a brazen home invasion caught on surveillance camera. You can see a man lurking outside a ft. Worth home Saturday while a young woman is alone inside. He just comes out of nowhere and, look, he's turning around like looking in the window watching me sleep. You can clearly see the man's face as he searches for a way to get in. Eventually crawling through a window. Inside the woman had fallen asleep on her sofa watching the investigation discovery show "A stranger in my home." I woke up to him putting his hand over my mouth and nose and strangling me with the other hand. At first I was immobile because I thought I was in a dream. Reporter: Now face-to-face with the intruder the woman notices the open window and tries to make an escape. When I saw that window I thought in my head, this -- if you're going to get out of here alive this is your one and only time. The man drags her back inside. I start screaming for help so he takes off running. She's shaken but not injured. Ft. Worth police are now hunting for the man in the video. Anybody who is bold enough to go inside of someone's residence knowing that they're home is someone that we are concerned about. Reporter: So obviously a dangerous man but the good thing is there's actually a very clear shot of his face so the victim is really hoping sharing there will help catch him so he doesn't have the chance to do it in anybody else. The thing is with this often you freeze and don't get a chance to scream. Watching a movie about that happening. I can understand why she thought she was in a dream. Lucky she was able to scream. Glad it ended up all right. Thanks, Diane. Great to have you here. Our next hour a parenting

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