AURORA, Colo. -- A disturbing discovery is keeping some Aurora homeowners up at night.
Several people have encountered intruders trying to break into their homes in the middle of the night.
Doyle and Cody Hone had it happen to them. The couple said they were sound asleep around 2:45 a.m. when they awoke to an alert on their phone.
Their RING doorbell was streaming live video to their phone of a man outside their door, trying to break in.
"He had to have heard the chime going off, but he wasn't concerned at all," Doyle Hone said.
"I couldn't believe it. I jumped out of bed and called police," Cody Hone said.
The intruder was also seemingly undeterred by the fact someone was home.
"We had both cars in the driveway. We had lights on," Doyle Hone said.
The Hones have since learned it's also happened to others not too far away.
"I immediately put it on Nextdoor and Facebook," Cody Hone said.
They're hoping their close encounter will encourage neighbors to be on alert and also consider purchasing RING doorbells or other security systems.
"You know the first couple of months afterward I was very aware of every little thing," Cody Hone said. "It's a scary thing."AlertMe