Man chases armed thief

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A HOMEOWNER was threatened with a weapon after chasing a burglar from his kitchen.

The man, from Heathland Way, Mildenhall, was alerted to the burglary at 3am on September 11 by the sound of his dogs barking.

After being confronted in the kitchen, the burglar grabbed a set of house keys and ran off.

The homeowner was in pursuit of the burglar until he turned and confronted him with a weapon pulled from his back pocket.

The offender is described as white, 6ft 1in, aged 26-30 years.

He wore a dark round neck T- shirt and dark cargo trousers with pockets on each knee.

Police have asked anyone with information about the incident to contact Det con Mark Robinson on 101.