Burglar found rifling through bedroom drawers

A Merivale family woke to a bump in the night and discovered a man rifling through drawers in a bedroom.

The occupants of the Winchester St property, woke up to noises in the house at about 3am on Wednesday morning.

They confronted the man and he ran off, said police.

Police are investigating and ask anyone with information to phone them on 363 7400 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.