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Thieves are caught on camera breaking into Las Vegas grandmother's apartment three times

Posted at 6:12 PM, May 10, 2017

A Las Vegas family is on edge after thieves target their grandmother's home three times in the last two weeks. 

"There are no words to explain the feeling when you can't protect the people that you love," said granddaughter Kassi Cirino. 

Cirino helped install cameras at her grandmother's apartment after the first time thieves broke into the apartment near Desert Inn and Paradise roads. 

Early Monday morning the camera's caught burglars trying to break-in once again, but they were stopped by Cirino's elderly uncle. 

The video shows Cirino's uncle rushing the thieves off while yelling "get the hell out of here now."

Cirino says the thieves have taken a computer, tools, $700 and her grandmother’s sense of security. 

"She doesn't have that much time on this earth, so, to take what little she does is horrific," Cirino said. 

Cirino says her grandmother is terrified to sleep at night because of the burglaries.

The 70-year-old woman’s fears have driven her to the hospital after suffering a seizure two days ago. 

"I'm doing all the necessary measure I can to protect my family," Cirino said. 

Cirino's family is now watching the apartment 24 hours a day through a security camera. They also have family staging outside the apartment in case the thieves decide to strike again.