Burglar disturbed

A BURGLAR fled empty-handed after being disturbed by a Ponteland resident.

The intruder climbed into a house in Cheviot View through a first floor window at about 1pm on September 28. When disturbed he jumped out of a window.

He was white, in his 20s, 5ft 5ins to 5ft 9ins tall, thin, with brown short spiked hair. Call police with information on 101.