Burglar arrested while opening Christmas presents
PUBLISHED: 07:20 23 December 2018 | UPDATED: 18:12 23 December 2018
A man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after being ‘caught red handed’ opening a family’s Christmas presents.
The 38-year-old man was disturbed whilst unwrapping the presents at 8pm on Saturday evening at a house on Nelson Street in Norwich.
He was arrested at the scene.
Norwich Police tweeted: “Hopefully the occupiers Christmas has been saved!”
A resident on Nelson Street, that did not want to be named said: “It doesn’t surprise me that there was a burglary, Blue flashing lights are a normal thing on our road.
“It’s an awful thing to happen, especially so close to Christmas! I think it’s every family’s worst nightmare.”
The man remains in police custody at this time and enquiries are continuing.