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Woman accuses armed burglars of stealing $47K from Las Vegas home as she slept

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A lady advised 8 News Now she’s afraid to remain in her home after two males armed with a firearm broke in.

The incident occurred Monday evening close to Rainbow Boulevard and Alta Drive.

Lovely Glinton stated she was asleep on the time and says the burglars stole 1000’s of {dollars} she had inside her office.

“I might have lost everything I had but I’m still here,” Glinton stated.

She stated she felt anxious residing inside the home she bought about three months in the past. Her Ring doorbell digital camera captured the lads holding a gun and utilizing a choose to get inside.

“I was up all last night. Just sitting in the middle of the bed with my phone and the gun my son gave me. I kept hearing stuff,” Glinton stated.

Las Vegas Metro Police confirmed up the evening of the break-in, but Glinton is taking motion to really feel protected. She had safety technicians on Wednesday set up extra cameras and plans to place up bars on her home windows.

Her home’s alarm didn’t go off the evening of the housebreaking and she added {that a} technician believes it’s as a result of the suspects might have used a tool that disabled the WI-FI and turned off the safety system.

“In my head, they may pick the lock and come back in,” Glinton stated.

According to her, the thieves stole $47,000 she had stashed in envelopes. The money was going in direction of paying contractors at the moment engaged on her home.

Glinton additionally stated she owns a meals truck and likewise caters.

“It was all I had and maybe they needed it more than me,” Glinton, a mom of three, stated.

Security specialists advocate attending to know one’s neighbor to alert one another. They additionally advise utilizing hardwired safety cameras quite than one related to Wi-Fi.

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