Burglar arrested while opening Christmas presents

PUBLISHED: 07:20 23 December 2018 | UPDATED: 18:12 23 December 2018

Nelson Street, Norwich. Photo: Google

Nelson Street, Norwich. Photo: Google


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.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists