Man in Germany foils burglary in Brazil

Man in Germany foils burglary in Brazil (AP)

(2 hrs, 32 mins ago)
SAO PAULO, Brazil – Webcams and a cell phone combined to help aBrazilian man foil a burglary from across the Atlantic Ocean.  Businessman Joao Pedro Wettlauser was in Cologne, Germany, on Sunday hen he received an alert on his phone informing him that someone had ntered his vacation house in Guaruja, 54 miles south of Sao Paulo, olice said.
He quickly turned on his laptop and, thanks to security cameras onnected to the Internet, was able to see a tattooed man stuffing oods into trash bags, Sao Paulo state police officer AmericoRodrigues said.Wettlauser called his wife, who alerted police. Authorities quickly urrounded the beach house and arrested the intruder.
The man "was surprised when he saw the police and said he was inside athering some of his friend's belongings because he was asked to do," Rodrigues said.

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