A Lincoln woman who heard banging noises in her house on Wednesday morning was shocked to find out a burglar lurking in her house.
Police say they received a call from a distressed resident in Mcinnes Street, off Monks Road, Lincoln, at around 6am on February 23.
The caller had heard banging noises in her house and suspected an intruder was in the house.
Officers attended the scene and arrested a 31-year-old local man on suspicion of attempted burglary.
He is currently being questioned by detectives at Lincoln Police station.
Lincolnshire Police are urging residents to report suspicious activity on 0300 111 0300 or give information on criminals anonymously on 0800 555 111.