SUGAR LAND, Texas - A family s frightening moments were caught on camera when a burglar broke into their home and their cars while everyone was asleep. However, thanks to their eight surveillance cameras, they have a pretty clear picture of the suspect.

After someone walked into their house a few months ago, the Contreras family decided to get surveillance cameras that they hoped they would never need.

However early Friday morning, the cameras caught someone in the act.

A thief can be seen getting into one of their vehicles. He stole a single check from a checkbook in there and found a spare key for the second car he got into.

He rummaged through that one as well and ended up stealing a GPS system. The Contreras family believes he picked the lock on their front door and had one foot in when their alarm scared him off.

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