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Burglar fled Greenhithe home after spooking young girl

By Ed McConnell

A burglar dressed all in black fled a family home after walking into a young girl's bedroom.

The child began to scream, startling the suspect who then ran from the property in Marston Court, Greenhithe.

Her father woke up and found that the front door was open and a number of items were missing including house and car keys.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary. Picture: Thinkstock
A man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary. Picture: Thinkstock

The raid happened at around 6.15am yesterday.

The burglar was dressed all in black and was wearing black gloves.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 01474 366 149 quoting crime reference XY/000224/18, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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