LAS VEGAS – Amanda Nowak hid inside her house as a strange man threatened to rape and kill her.
Thanks to Nowak’s Ring doorbell camera, the man, whom the reservation documents only identify as “John Doe”, was charged with criminal harassment, coercion and obstruction of a police officer, KLAS-TV reported.
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The ordeal began on Wednesday, when Nowak was home alone in her downtown Las Vegas residence and the stranger made his threats.
In the Ring video, the man can be heard repeatedly asking, “Are you sure? Are you positive I just have a few questions for you.
Nowak told KLAS-TV that she never contacted the man and called 911, while her husband, who was not at home, accessed Ring’s intercom system to ask the man who he was .
The man replied, “What I’m looking for is the girl in the house because I’m going to rape and kill her. Can you get him to open the door? the TV channel reported.
The man told Nowak’s husband he had a knife and a gun, but he can be seen walking away from the property moments later, KLAS-TV reported.
In turn, Nowak posted the doorbell camera footage to his Facebook page to warn others of the man, and he was arrested after someone recognized him from the media post. social, the TV channel reported.
“Thank you everyone! I’m just glad he’s off the streets,” Nowak posted on his Facebook page after the man’s arrest.
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