They went in through the bathroom window…

Texan foils U.K. burglary via Beatles webcam
Man watching over Internet spots crime in progress, alerts local police


An American helped foil a burglary in northern England whilst watching a Beatles-related webcam over the Internet, police said on Friday.

The man from Dallas was using a live camera link to look at Mathew Street, an area of Liverpool synonymous with the Beatles and home to the Cavern Club where the band regularly played.

He saw intruders apparently breaking into a sports store and alerted local police.


  1. Hilarious! I would love to hear the tape of that call! Can you imagine explaining that–‘Um, hi! I’m calling from Dallas, Texas, in the USA–and, um, I’m watching this webcam in your city…’