Gosport man woken by night burglar

Attacker followed his victim for a mile before assault in city alleyway

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AN ELDERLY man woke in the middle of the night to find a balaclava-clad burglar in his bedroom.

The shocked 76-year-old shouted at the man, who then calmly walked out of a back door at the house in Heaton Road, Gosport.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Two digital cameras were taken in the burglary on April 21 between 12am and 12.10am.

There were no signs of forced entry to the house.

The raider is white, around 6ft and of a medium build.

He wore a light-coloured top with a zip, blue jeans and a balaclava.

Anyone with information should contact Gosport police station on 101.