VIDEO: Package thief picks wrong house to target

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A man in Washington County picked the wrong house to steal from last week, and ultimately the homeowner got the suspect to confess to the crime.

A man was seen stealing presents left on a porch at a home in Hagerstown, but the thief picked the wrong house to steal from.

The owner is chairman of a well-known security company, and his house is under constant surveillance.

So when the homeowner, Wayne Alter, posted video of the theft on Facebook, hundreds of people responded.

Within hours the thief was identified, and he has since confessed. He is now facing charges.