(TELEGRAPH) — An elderly couple returned from a National Trust holiday to find a "Goldilocks" burglar asleep in their bed, a whiff of perfume in the air, the bath full of bubbles and the intruder's underwear hanging out to dry.
Pat Dyson, 73, and her partner Martin Holtby, 78, were alarmed when they got home to find a chicken fillet and pasta dinner had been prepared in the kitchen and their dinner plates and newspapers neatly stacked.
As they opened the door, they noticed their post had been tidied away and the cordless telephone moved from its base on a table in the hallway. The couple went into the kitchen and found pasta, processed cheese and chicken fillets on the worktop.
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