Video shows man take package from porch of S. Austin home

AUSTIN - Police are investigating after a South Austin homeowner caught a man steal a package from his front porch.

In the homeowner's security video which was provided to KVUE, the thief can be seen driving up in a white SUV "minutes after the package was delivered," he said.

"I assume he was following the UPS truck," the homeowner told KVUE.

The man in the video then is seen walking up to the door with what the homeowner describes as "some sort of rag or towel," before he carries away the package in it and drives away.

Watch the video below:

The homeowner reported the theft to police, which the Austin Police Department confirmed to KVUE Friday. Police said the theft happened off of Sheraton Avenue on Sept. 11 at around 3:38 p.m. A detective is currently working the case.

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