Couple slept through bedroom raid
A FATHER-OF-TWO says his family has been left terrified after burglars broke into their house and stole property lying two feet away from where he and
A FATHER-OF-TWO says his family has been left terrified after burglars broke into their house and stole property lying two feet away from where he and his wife were sleeping.The dad, who does not wish to be identified because he is still shaken by the incident, said at least two men entered their house in Hill Road, Weston, in the early hours of the morning. He said the thieves turned his three-year-old son's bedroom light on while he lay asleep to see if there was anything worth stealing before taking the keys to a BMW 1 Series worth £15,000. The keys had been left lying on a chest of drawers at the bottom of the bed he was sharing with his wife at the time.The burglars ended up driving away with the car, which is only six months old, as well as a five-year-old Chrysler Voyager worth about £7,000.The victim said: "First of all they broke into the conservatory and stole a small television from there. They couldn't get into the house via the conservatory so they went round to the front of the building. They ended up taking took two mobile phones, a wallet, about ��30 cash and the keys to my wife's Chrysler."They then came upstairs and took the keys to my BMW from a cabinet at the bottom of my bed. My three-year-old son and two-year-old daughter were sleeping in their rooms at the time. "We woke up at about 6.15am and noticed a light had been turned on in my son's room. When I went downstairs an hour later I saw the lounge window was open."They had managed to open the window without even damaging it, so now we have upgraded the locks and extended the alarm system. I think people should be aware of what can happen."The worst thing is we do not know what they were carrying to protect themselves if they were caught. They took both our cars. My car has been found in Middlesex but they haven't found my wife's yet."If having a nice BMW means you are more at risk, it really makes you think.