Mum horrified after tuning into home CCTV to find stranger sleeping in her bed
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In highly unsettling news, a mum has been left horrified after tuning into her home CCTV to find a stranger sleeping in her bed.
Terrified Caitlin Sullivan, 22, was staying at her friend's house when the security camera in her bedroom started to buzz.
When she examined the footage, she was shocked to see a mystery man climbing into the bed she shares with her baby for a kip.
They removed the man from her house but Caitlin claims he was never arrested.
Caitlin says she has only returned back home to clean since the incident as she is terrified he will come back.
She expressed her disbelief when she saw the footage. "I couldn't believe my eyes. I was so shocked – I didn't know who he was.
"I couldn't believe there was a man in my bed. I don't understand how he got into my house," she added.
"I haven't been staying in the house since. I never want to go back to that house."
She was particularly scared for the safety of her child.
"It's the fact that both me and my little boy sleep in that bed," she said.
"If I was there he would probably have climbed into my bed and slept next to me."
The following day, Caitlin says she received a bizarre Facebook message from the man. The intruder – who reportedly left the house covered in blood – thanked her for letting him sleep and offered her an apology.
It read: "To give you my sincere apologies, I don't keep well.
"Thank you for letting me put my head down for three hours, hope no harm was done."
He ended his cryptic message with 'hope to meet you one day'.
Caitlin says she doesn't understand how the intruder knew her name and is now too scared to go home.
"I phoned the police and they just told me to block him," she said. "Who is to say he won't come back. He has not been punished for it so he might do it again."
A spokesperson from Scotland Police said: "Around 9am on Tuesday, 29 August, 2023, officers were called to a report of someone within a house on Rosebank, Sauchie. Officers attended and after being able to gain entry to the property spoke to the person within.
"No criminality was established and the complainer was spoken to. Police have received no further complaints or reports in relation to this incident.”