A Jericho man snooping on his own house while vacationing in China discovered a woman burglarizing his home with the help of security cameras connected to the Internet, Nassau County police said.

The 36-year-old owner of the Hazelwood Drive home alerted local police Friday night to the alleged burglary, which he was watching in real time on the Internet.

The alleged burglar, 29-year-old Tian Yun Gao, was spotted by police running out of a side door once they arrived just after 9 p.m., police said. Officers eventually chased her down and placed her under arrest in the backyard of the home, police said.

Police recovered a security camera—one of several installed in the house—which she allegedly had in her possession, police said.

She was charged with second-degree burglary and was scheduled to be arraigned Saturday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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