Woman woke up to find burglar standing in her bedroom in Northampton

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A woman in Northampton woke up to find a man in her bedroom during a terrifying burglary.

Police are hunting for the man who broke into a flat in Market Square, Northampton, late on Saturday night.

After seeing the man in her bedroom just before midnight, the woman screamed and the man ran off. Nothing was stolen from the flat and the woman was not assaulted.

The man is described as black, of medium build, between 40 and 50-years-old, about 5ft 7ins, and had trimmed afro-style hair. He was wearing a navy jumper and possibly a navy or black baseball hat.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may recognise the description of the man or who may have seen a man matching this description in the top of Market Square, late on Saturday night.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.