Maryland 'Porch Pirate' Caught on Camera Stealing Packages on Amazon Prime Day

Police in Elkridge, Maryland, were searching for a so-called porch pirate who was caught on camera stealing packages on Monday, July 15 – the first day of Amazon’s Prime Day sale.

The Howard County Police Department shared footage showing a man pulling up to a curb in the Baltimore suburb and scooping up two packages from adjacent porches at around 1.30pm.

Police told local media that popular shopping times – such as around the December holidays and Amazon Prime Day – are especially active times for porch pirates. Credit: Howard County Police Department via Storyful