Homeowner wakes up to burglars in bedroom

Posted at 9:12 PM, Aug 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-24 00:12:57-04

LA MESA, Calif. (KGTV) -- A homeowner in the College Area says a burglar woke his father up in the middle of night, shining a flashlight in his face. 

His father's scream sent him running from his own room, but he was too late to catch the thief.

The family has surveillance cameras in front of their home on Mohawk Street. This week, they caught two men sneaking up the driveway. They tell 10News, those are the same men who woke them up at 2 a.m. on Tuesday.

The intruders pried open an unlocked a bedroom window, using it to climb into the home. The family discovered a television, laptop, cellphone, earphones, and sports jerseys missing.

Police told 10News they found fingerprints in the bedroom. If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.