AN Eaton Ford man was threatened but uninjured by a burglar who broke into his home this morning at around 4am.

AN Eaton Ford man was threatened but uninjured by a burglar who broke into his home this morning at around 4am.

He heard a noise downstairs and went to investigate where he came across the offender whom he tried to contain.

After being threatened he let the man go and called the police.

The burglar, who left with a wallet and keys, is described as white, around 5' 5", slim and wearing dark clothing.

DC Victoria Coade, investigating, said: "This was a nsasty experience fro the victim and it is vital we trace this offender.

"I would like to hear from anyone who has any information about the burglary or the man responsible."

Anyone with any information should contact DC Coade on 0345 456 4564 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.