Police warning after man walks into stranger's house late at night in Burnley

Police have increased patrols in the Mayfair Road area of Burnley today after a man walked into a house at around 10pm yesterday.

The incident happened yesterday evening
The incident happened yesterday evening

On seeing the occupants inside the house, he fled.

PCSO Mark Hill, of Burnley and Padiham Police, is reminding householders to keep their doors and windows locked at all times.

He said: "I am currently out and about on Mayfair Road, Burnley, to provide reassurance and visability to the residents as we have had a report that a male has attended an address on the road yesterday evening around 10pm and has walked into a property on the occupants seeing the male he has ran from scene.

"Please make sure that your doors are locked and secure. If you see anything further then please call on 101 to report.

"If you need to speak to me or live in this location and want to make me aware of anything please call me on 07966867721 or e-mail [email protected]"Have a good Sunday afternoon and stay safe!"