VIDEO: See footage of bungling burglar caught on camera by Ely homeowner

The would-be buglar caught on camera in an Ely garden

The would-be buglar caught on camera in an Ely garden - Credit: Archant

A QUICK-thinking homeowner from Ely caught a bungling burglar on camera as he loitered in his back garden.

The 58-year-old was working on his computer at home in Ely back in March when he spotted the would-be burglar attempting to force his way into the house.

The grandfather grabbed a video camera he normally uses for work and filmed the thief looking a little bewildered in his back garden.

Armed with the footage, he called police, who arrived at his home within five minutes.

To read the full story, with exclusive pictures, see tomorrow’s Ely Standard.

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