MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — All across the state, people are warned to lock their cars and don’t leave their keys in them. For one Middletown neighborhood, which has been targeted quite a few times, the situation became even more serious.
Ron and Rachael Coburn had quite a scare Monday night when they looked at their surveillance video and saw two men enter their garage, which had been open for less than an hour.
“This was just after ten? All our lights were on. Our house was well lit. The garage light was on inside the garage,” explained the Coburns.
The second man appears to be carrying a gun.
“Seeing the gun and seeing them stare at the camera so brazenly like their invincible is really frightening,” said Rachael Coburn.
Ron had gone into the garage within five minutes of the break-in.
“To see the intent of potentially kill somebody in this guy’s hand while he did this somewhat minor crime in may opinion that kind of escalated things significantly for me,” said Ron.
A neighbor’s camera captured the car drive by and then back up when they seem to notice the open garage.
“In every video that we have, we see sort of creeping along, creeping along,” said Rachael.
The Coburn’s said this has happened a lot on Scarborough Lane.
“The keys were in it and it was in the garage,” said neighbor Desi Walker. “It was stolen.”
Walker said his garage door was left open by accident and it didn’t take long for…