Police swoop to catch Portsmouth burglar caught in the act

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A BURGLAR was disturbed in the act after trying to break into a home while the householder was in.

Police rushed to the property in Montague Road, North End, after receiving a call-out at about 11.45am today.

The police helicopter, which serves Hampshire, Surrey and Sussex, was also drafted in to help search for the culprit, checking back gardens, alleyways, and other nearby areas.

The search is ongoing.