A BURGLAR was caught in the act as he raided a house in Barnt Green.

The homeowner found the male intruder in their hallway after they had been disturbed.

The offender, who was dressed in black and had their face covered, then ran out of the front door – which had been forced open to gain entry – and made off in a dark coloured vehicle.

The incident occurred at a property on Victoria Mews at 9pm on Tuesday, March 14.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident reference number 0752s.