A Phoenix man, tired of having his car broken into by thieves, turned to YouTube to help catch the culprits, and the novel crime-solving approach has worked, according to a report on MyFOXPhoenix.com.

Russell Palmer installed video cameras over his vehicle in his garage and uploaded the video onto the online video-sharing site, where more than 17,000 people have viewed the footage of two robbers breaking into his SUV.

Police say the footage has helped to identify and capture one suspect so far.

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