A COUPLE were woken in the middle of the night by a burglar raiding their home.

The 25-year-old man and his girlfriend woke to find the intruder ransacking the lounge of the flat in Newitt Place, Bassett.

When he saw them he fled through a window, taking with him a £1,500 Dell laptop computer and sunglasses worth around £150.

The man was in his 20s and wore a black hooded top.

Anyone with information about the burglary, which happened between 3am and 4am on May 7, should contact PC Ron Mawejje at Bitterne CID or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.