Woman Finds Burglar in Kitchen

22 January 2011, 07:43 | Updated: 22 January 2011, 07:45

A Bedford woman got out of bed when she heard a noise to find a burglar in her kitchen.

The woman in her early 40s was disturbed by a man, who was wearing a black hoody, at her first floor flat Linden Road, Bedford, at 8.15pm on Monday 10 January.

She screamed and he made off taking her Toshiba Satellite laptop with him.

He was seen to leave the area on foot by a witness.

Detective Constable Claire Case, investigating, said: "This was a very shocking incident which left the victim distressed after her home was invaded. We are looking for anyone who saw this man fleeing the Linden Road area carrying a laptop in his hand."