Man traumatised after he comes face to face with burglar in bedroom
Cops appeal for information
A terrified homeowner came face to face with a yob who broke into his Paisley flat.
The man heard noises coming from his bedroom and raced through and was confront by a would- be- thief who fled the scene.
Police say the are determined to trace the thug who broke into the house in Camphill Court, in Paisley, at around 9.30pm on Monday evening.
It’s believed victim was watching TV in his living room when he heard a noise coming from another part of the house.
When he went through to his bedroom, he was met by a man rummaging through his things.
He challenged him, but the crook fled empty-handed, leaving the householder unhurt but deeply distressed.
Inspector Tracy Harkins, of the local Community Policing Team, appealed for witnesses to come forward.
She said: “We received reports of a housebreaking in Camphill Court, in Paisley, on Monday evening, at around 9.30pm.
“The home owner was within the living room area of his home when he heard a noise coming from his bedroom.
“He went to the bedroom area of the house and was met by a man who had entered through a window.
“The suspect then fled the scene.
“I would ask anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the Camphill Court area of Paisley on Monday night to come forward to speak to us.”
Inspector Harkins also urged homeowners to make sure they secure their homes against sneak thieves.
She said: “I would urge all homeowners to make sure that they keep their doors and windows securely locked at all times. I would also ask that homeowners keep valuables out of sight a all times.”
If you have any information on this incident you should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111
Keep doors locked Inspector Tracy Harkins