An occupant of a house in Haverhill was disturbed by an intruder as she slept on the sofa during the early hours of Monday, June 10.
At around 2.30am the woman was sleeping on the sofa in the lounge of the property in Kirtling Place when she woke thinking that her son had arrived home.
She turned towards the doorway to see a person stood in the hallway and still thinking it was her son spoke out, at which point the intruder ran towards the kitchen and out of the back door.
It was then discovered that the intruder had entered the property via a rear window and whilst inside had stolen a set of keys and a handbag.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111