POLICE are hunting for a burglar who sneaked through a cat flap to ransack a home.
At just before 9pm on January 4 this year police were called to a house on Beaumont Close in Saltney after reports of a burglary.
It is believed the thief entered the house by squeezing the top half of his body through a cat flap before reaching for keys which had been left in the back of the door.
The thief stole a lap top and PS3 from the house, before leaving the home through the back door when the occupants returned home.
PC Paul Rozsich, of Chester Outer policing team, said: “This is an old fashioned way of gaining access to someone’s home.
“Someone of slight build can get almost all of their arm or upper body through the cat flap and get keys from the back of a door.”
Anyone with any information regarding the crime is urged to call Cheshire police on 101 quoting incident number 851 of January 4.